New PDF release: Landslide Science and Practice: Volume 4: Global

By Sarah M. Springman, Yuko Yamamoto, Thomas Buchli, Marian Hertrich, Hansruedi Maurer (auth.), Claudio Margottini, Paolo Canuti, Kyoji Sassa (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642313361

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This booklet comprises peer-reviewed papers from the second one global Landslide discussion board, organised through the overseas Consortium on Landslides (ICL), that came about in September 2011. the total fabric from the convention has been break up into seven volumes, this one is the fourth: 1. Landslide stock and Susceptibility and danger Zoning, 2. Early caution, Instrumentation and tracking, three. Spatial research and Modelling, four. international Environmental swap, five. advanced surroundings, 6. chance overview, administration and Mitigation, 7. Social and financial impression and Policies.

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The obtained hyetograph is reported in Fig. 16. Unlike scenario A2, the slope hydrological response is affected for a longer period, as indicated by the significant suction decrease observed at any depth for 5 months after the event of 4–11 April (Fig. 17). In this case suction shows a greater than 50 % reduction in minimum and E. Damiano and P. 8 0 MAY-AUG Fig. 18 1000 h (mm) cumulative height balance (mm) 24 Fig. 86m Fig. 17 Scenarios A3: suction evolution at four depths compared with 2006 values maximum values with a consequent smoothness of the shapes of suction trends.

The estimated fluxes are compared in Fig. 7a with two of the most common literature expressions for potential evapotranspiration ET, Thornthwaite (1946) and Penman-Monteith (Monteith 1965) respectively based on the mean monthly air temperature and the mean climate and vegetation characteristics using climatic data records at the Montesarchio and Trevico weather stations, about 10 and 50 km from Cervinara. The diagram shows that both Thornthwaite and PenmanMonteith ET values are strongly related to the seasonal cycle while the measured ET rates do not show a clear trend over the year.

Berichte der Eidgeno¨ssischen Forschunganstalt fu¨r Wald. Schnee und Landschaft. 330, 122 Schnydrig AL (1952) Gra¨chen, Walliser Bergdorf an der Mischabel’. Paul Haupt, Bern, 104p Van Tatenhove F, Dikau R (1990) Past and present permafrost distribution in the Turtmanntal, Wallis Swiss Alps. Arct Alp Res 22:302–316 Vonder Mu¨hll D, Haeberli W (1990) Thermal characteristics of the permafrost within an active rock glacier. J Glaciol 36(123):151–158 Vonder Mu¨hll DS, Noetzli J, Roer I (2008) PERMOS: a comprehensive monitoring network of mountain permafrost in the Swiss Alps.

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