Functioning of Natural and Natural-Engineering Systems

Water Resources

, Volume 38, Issue 7, pp 859-867

Engineering geological conditions and protection of Olympic park territory in Sochi

  • V. I. OsipovAffiliated withInstitute of Environmental Geoscience, Russian Academy of Sciences Email author 
  • , O. A. VadachkoriyaAffiliated withRosstroiizyskaniya Public Corporation
  • , Yu. A. MamaevAffiliated withInstitute of Environmental Geoscience, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • , A. A. YastrebovAffiliated withInstitute of Environmental Geoscience, Russian Academy of Sciences

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Abstract

The climatic, engineering geological, and environmental conditions in Imeretinskaya depression are described in the context of the implementation of construction program for Winter Olympic Games 2014, including a large set of structures to be constructed in this area: Olympic park, Olympic village, engineering and transport facilities.

Measures for engineering protection of Imeretinskaya depression against natural processes of waterlogging and flooding are discussed.

Keywords

Olympic facilities engineering geological conditions ecology natural hazards measures on engineering protection of territories