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Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams

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    Chapter 1 The Formation and Behaviour of Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams; Implications for Engineering Performance and Hazard Management
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    Chapter 2 Engineering Measures for the Hazard Reduction of Landslide Dams
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    Chapter 3 Technical and Human Aspects of Historic Rockslide-Dammed Lakes and Landslide Dam Breaches
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    Chapter 4 Rockslide and Rock Avalanche Dams in the Southern Alps, New Zealand
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    Chapter 5 Landslide Dams in the Central Andes of Argentina (Northern Patagonia and the Argentine Northwest)
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    Chapter 6 Rock Avalanche Dams on the Trans Himalayan Upper Indus Streams: A Survey of Late Quaternary Events and Hazard-Related Characteristics
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    Chapter 7 Rockslide Dams in the Northwest Himalayas (Pakistan, India) and the Adjacent Pamir Mountains (Afghanistan, Tajikistan), Central Asia
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    Chapter 8 Stability and Life Span of Landslide Dams in the Himalayas (India, Nepal) and the Qin Ling Mountains (China)
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    Chapter 9 Volcanic Natural Dams Associated with Sector Collapses: Textural and Sedimentological Constraints on Their Stability
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    Chapter 10 Formation and Treatment of Landslide Dams Emplaced During the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, Sichuan, China
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    Chapter 11 The Importance of Geological Models in Understanding and Predicting the Life Span of Rockslide Dams: The Case of Scanno Lake, Central Italy
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    Chapter 12 Formation, Characterisation and Modeling of the Val Pola Rock-Avalanche Dam (Italy)
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    Chapter 13 The 1786 Dadu River Landslide Dam, Sichuan, China
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    Chapter 14 La Josefina Landslide Dam and Its Catastrophic Breaching in the Andean Region of Ecuador
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    Chapter 15 The Flims Rockslide Dam
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    Chapter 16 Usoi Rockslide Dam and Lake Sarez, Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan
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    Chapter 17 Rock-Avalanche Size and Runout – Implications for Landslide Dams
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    Chapter 18 Prospects for Prediction of Landslide Dam Geometry Using Empirical and Dynamic Models
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    Chapter 19 The Grain-Size Distribution of Rock-Avalanche Deposits: Implications for Natural Dam Stability
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    Chapter 20 Incorporating the Effects of Groundwater and Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Processes in Slope Stability Analysis
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    Chapter 21 Paleohydrology of Volcanogenic Lake Break-Out Floods in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand
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    Chapter 22 Characterization of the 2000 Yigong Zangbo River (Tibet) Landslide Dam and Impoundment by Remote Sensing
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    Chapter 23 The 1999 Tsao-Ling Rockslide: Source Area, Debris, and Life Cycle of Associated Rockslide-Dammed Lake (Central Taiwan)
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    Chapter 24 The Classification of Rockslide Dams
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    Chapter 25 Russian Experience with Blast-Fill Dam Construction
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    Chapter 26 Utilisation of Data Derived from Large-Scale Experiments and Study of Natural Blockages for Blast-Fill Dam Design
Attention for Chapter 8: Stability and Life Span of Landslide Dams in the Himalayas (India, Nepal) and the Qin Ling Mountains (China)
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Chapter title
Stability and Life Span of Landslide Dams in the Himalayas (India, Nepal) and the Qin Ling Mountains (China)
Chapter number 8
Book title
Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams
Published by
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, January 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-04764-0_8
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-204763-3, 978-3-64-204764-0

J.T. Weidinger

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Unknown 4 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 50%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 25%
Unknown 1 25%
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Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 50%
Unknown 2 50%