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Author: Julian G Maund; M Eddleston
Publisher: London : Geological Society, 1998.
Series: Geological Society engineering geology special publication, no. 15.
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Geohazards in engineering geology.
London : Geological Society, 1998
(OCoLC)607070402
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian G Maund; M Eddleston
ISBN: 1862390126 9781862390126
OCLC Number: 40405832
Description: 448 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sect. 1. Coastal and fluvial geohazards. The problem of flooding in Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa / F. G. Bell and T. R. Mason. A combined geotechnical/geophysical method for the prediction of liquefaction with particular reference to the Fraser River Delta, British Columbia / J. Pyrah, A. Davies and D. G. Huws. High-altitude glacial lake hazard assessment and mitigation: a Himalayan perspective / J. M. Reynolds. On the controls of fluvial hazards in the north Bihar plains, eastern India / R. Sinha. Construction of a drainage tunnel as part of glacial lake hazard mitigation at Hualcan, Cordillera Blanca, Peru / J. M. Reynolds, A. Dolecki and C. Portocarrero. Coastal cliff behaviour and management: Blackgang, Isle of White / R. J. Moore, A. R. Clark and E. M. Lee. The performance of some coastal engineering, structures for shoreline stabilization and coastal defence in Trinidad, West Indies / R. J. Maharaj. Assessing erosion of sandy beaches due to sea-level rise / R. J. Nicholls --
Sect. 2. Volcanic and seismic geohazards. Volcanic hazards and their mitigation / W. J. McGuire. The distal impact of Icelandic volcanic gases and aerosols in Europe: a review of the 1783 Laki Fissure eruption and environmental vulnerability in the late 20th century / J. Grattan. Lessons from the Kobe earthquake / P. Esper and E. Tachibana. Earthquake-mail (E-mail) for low seismic zone earthquake hazard assessment / A. den Outer and P. M. Maurenbrecher --
Sect. 3. Slope stability hazards. Engineering hazards in the Taroko Gorge, eastern Taiwan / D. N. Petley. Integrated use of Landsat TM and SPOT panchromatic imagery for landscape mapping: case histories from southeast Spain / R. Eyers, J. McM. Moore and J. Hervas / [et al.]. Landslides and their control in the Chinese loess plateau: models and case studies from Gansu Province, China / X. Meng and E. Derbyshire. Inspection and risk assessment of slopes associated with the UK canal network / G. J. Holland and M. E. Andrews. Small is beautiful: investigations and remedial works for minor slope failures / J. M. Reid. Rock slope hazard assessment: a new approach / P. McMillan and G. D. Matheson. Silica gels: a possible explanation for slope failures in certain rocks / C. Butenuth, M. L. Frey and M. H. De Freitas / [et al.]. An extension of probabilistic slope stability analysis of china clay deposits using geostatistics / D. M. Pascoe, R. J. Pine and J. H. Howe. Use of landscape inventory data to define the spatial location of landslide sites, South Wales, UK / P. J. Jennings and H. J. Siddle --
Sect. 4. Hazard mapping. Graphical methods for hazard mapping and evaluation / G. J. Smith and M. S. Rosenbaum. The role of engineering geology in the hazard zonation of a Malaysian highway / J. R. Cook, A. McGown and G. Hurley / [et al.]. Mitigating geohazards affecting mountain roads in northeast Somaliland / P. Nathanail and J. Nathanail. A hazard map of the Magnesian Limestone of County Durham / M. R. Green, R. A. Forth and D. Beaumont. Landslide susceptibility mapping using the Matrix Assessment Approach: a Derbyshire case study / M. Cross --
Sect. 5. Geohazards associated with underground subsidence and cavities. Subsidence hazards caused by dissolution of Permian gypsum in England: geology, investigation and remediation / A. H. Cooper. Chalk solution features at three sites in southeast England: their formation and treatment / S. J. Rhodes and I. M. Marychurch. A basic downhole geophysical approach to the investigation of shallow mineworkings / S. Weston. Digital image texture analysis for landslide hazard mapping / P. J. Mason, M. S. Rosenbaum and J. McM. Moore --
Sect. 6. Urban geohazards in developing countries. Geohazards and the urban environment / G. J. H. McCall. Hazards induced by ground-water recharge under rapid urbanization / A. R. Lawrence, B. L. Morris and S. S. D. Foster. Natural hazards in the urban environment: the need for a more sustainable approach to mitigation / M. Degg. Landfill disposal of urban wastes in developing countries: balancing environmental protection and cost / A. R. Griffin and J. D. Mather --
Sect. 7. Geohazards associated with contaminated land. Acid mine drainage and pollution: two case histories from South Africa / F. G. Bell, S. E. T. Bullock and S. Geldenhuis. GIS techniques for mapping and evaluating sources and distribution of heavy metal contaminants / C. Fragkos, M. S. Rosenbaum and M. H. Ramsey / [et al.]. Improved methods for developing and visualizing remediation strategies / W. Hatton, G. Hunter and D. Hall / [et al.] --
Sect. 8. Planning and geohazards. Incorporation of information on geohazards into the planning process / B. Marker. Development advice maps: mining subsidence / M. J. Scott and I. Statham. Some issues associated with the preparation of a review of foundation conditions in Great Britain / D. Earle, B. Marker and P. Nathanail / [et al.]. Development of 'rockhead' computer-generated geological models to assist geohazard prediction in London / P. J. Strange, S. J. Booth and R. A. Ellison. Subsidence hazard assessment as a basis for planning guidance in Ripon / A. Thompson, P. Hine and D. Peach / [et al.]. Some geohazards caused by soil mineralogy, chemistry and microfabric: a review / F. G. Bell and M. G. Culshaw.
Series Title: Geological Society engineering geology special publication, no. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Julian G. Maund, Malcolm Eddleston.

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