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Slope Stability and Erosion Control: Ecotechnological Solutions

Author: Joanne E NorrisAlexis AchimRens BeekErik CammeraatSlobodan B MickovskiAll authors
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Springer e-books, 2008.
Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646; ZDB-2-EES); Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646)
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This book is designed to assist the civil and geotechnical engineer, geomorphologist, forester, landscape architect or ecologist in choosing ecotechnological solutions for slopes that are prone to a variety of mass movements e.g. shallow failure or erosion. Within this book, the 'engineer' is used in the global sense to encompass all planners, designers, etc who are involved in the stabilisation of slopes. We review  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Slope Stability and Erosion Control: Ecotechnological Solutions [Texte imprimé]
9781402066757
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne E Norris; Alexis Achim; Rens Beek; Erik Cammeraat; Slobodan B Mickovski; Bruce C Nicoll; Alexia Stokes
ISBN: 9781402066764 1402066767
OCLC Number: 758448410
Description: 1 online resource.
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Contents: To Ecotechnological Solutions --
An Introduction to Types of Vegetated Slopes --
Hillslope Processes: Mass Wasting, Slope Stability and Erosion --
How Vegetation Reinforces Soil on Slopes --
Hazard Assessment of Vegetated Slopes --
Species Selection for Soil Reinforcement and Protection --
Ecotechnological Solutions for Unstable Slopes: Ground Bio- and Eco-engineering Techniques and Strategies --
Ecotechnological Solutions for Slope Stability: Perspectives for Future Research
Series Title: Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646; ZDB-2-EES); Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646)
Responsibility: edited by Joanne E. Norris, Alexia Stokes, Slobodan B. Mickovski, Erik Cammeraat, Rens Beek, Bruce C. Nicoll, Alexis Achim.
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Aims to assist in choosing ecotechnological solutions for slopes that are prone to a variety of mass movements like shallow failure or erosion. This title reviews the types of problematic slopes that  Read more...

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