Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Landslides: Types, Mechanisms and Modeling
Foyalty 327

Landslides: Types, Mechanisms and Modeling (Hardback)

£108.00
Currently unavailable to order online.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Landslides have geological causes but can be triggered by natural processes (rainfall, snowmelt, erosion and earthquakes) or by human actions such as agriculture and construction. Research aimed at better understanding slope stability and failure has accelerated in recent years, accompanied by basic field research and numerical modeling of slope failure processes, mechanisms of debris movement, and landslide causes and triggers. Written by seventy-five world-leading researchers and practitioners, this book provides a state-of-the-art summary of landslide science. It features both field geology and engineering approaches, as well as modeling of slope failure and run-out using a variety of numerical codes. It is illustrated with international case studies integrating geological, geotechnical and remote sensing studies, and includes recent slope investigations in North America, Europe and Asia. This is an essential reference for researchers and graduate students in geomorphology, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and geophysics, as well as professionals in natural hazard analysis.

Science & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereGeomorphology or Geological surface processesTechnicalCivil engineering, surveying & buildingStructural engineeringSoil & rock mechanics Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 23/08/2012 ISBN-13: 9781107002067  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable to order online.  

John J. Clague is the Canada Research Chair in Natural Hazard Research at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia and also, at the same institution, Director of the Centre for Natural Hazard Research. He has published over 250 papers in forty-five different journals on a range of Earth science disciplines, including glacial geology, geomorphology, stratigraphy, sedimentology and natural hazards. Dr Clague's other principal professional interest is improving public awareness of Earth science by making relevant geoscience information available: he has written two popular books on the geology and geologic hazards of southwest British Columbia and a textbook on natural hazards. He is the recipient of the Geological Society of America Burwell Award, the Royal Society of Canada Bancroft Award, the Geological Association of Canada's (GAC) 2006 E. R. W. Neale Medal and GAC's 2007 Logan Medal. He was the 2007-8 Richard Jahns Distinguished Lecturer for the Geological Society of America and Association of Environmental and Engineering Geology. Douglas Stead has over thirty years experience in rock and soil slope stability in industry, government and academia in the UK, Zambia, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea and Canada. He is now Professor and Chair in Resource Geoscience and Geotechnics at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia. He has published extensively in the areas of rock mechanics and engineering geology with application to landslides, surface and underground mining. Dr Stead has a strong commitment to continuing development courses for professional engineers and geoscientists - delivering courses on the methods of data collection and numerical modeling of rock slopes. He is a Professional Engineer in British Columbia and a Chartered Engineer in the UK, and is currently a member of the Engineering Geology editorial board and an Associate Editor of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. He is a recipient of the Canadian Geotechnical Society Thomas Roy Award for Engineering Geology (2008) and the John Franklin Award for Rock Mechanics (2009).

More books by John J. Clague

More books by Douglas Stead

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction
(Paperback)
David J. A. Evans
 
 
£7.99
 
Theoretical Mantle Dynamics
(Hardback)
Neil M. Ribe
 
 
£95.00
 
Recent Advances in Rock Magnetism,...
(Hardback)
Danis Nurgaliev; Valery Shcherbakov;...
 
 
£129.99
 
Badlands Dynamics in a Context of...
(Paperback)
Nikolaus Kuhn; Juan Francisco ...
 
 
£115.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close