Tree Rings and Natural Hazards

A State-of-Art

ISBN: 978-90-481-8735-5 (Print) 978-90-481-8736-2 (Online)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Tree Rings and Natural Hazards – An Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Tree Rings and Natural Hazards: An Introduction

  3. Snow Avalanches

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      Pages 26-26

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      Pages 27-34

      Dendrogeomorphology and Snow Avalanche Research

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      Pages 35-46

      Tree-Ring Dating of Snow Avalanches in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

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      Pages 47-50

      Tracking Past Snow Avalanches in the SE Pyrenees

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      Pages 51-73

      Tree-Ring Based Reconstruction of Past Snow Avalanche Events and Risk Assessment in Northern Gaspé Peninsula (Québec, Canada)

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      Pages 75-78

      Using Dendrochronology to Validate Numerical Simulations of Snow Avalanches in the Patagonian Andes

  4. Landslides

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 80-80

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      Pages 81-89

      Dating Landslides with Trees

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      Pages 91-101

      Dendrogeomorphological Analysis of a Landslide near Lago, Calabria (Italy)

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      Pages 103-105

      Tree-Ring Analysis and Rockfall Avalanches: The Use of Weighted Samples

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      Pages 107-120

      Age of Landslides Along the Grande Rivière de la Baleine Estuary, Eastern Coast of Hudson Bay, Quebec (Canada)

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      Pages 121-125

      Rainfall Up, Mountain Down?

  5. Rockfall

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 128-128

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      Pages 129-137

      Rockfalls and Their Hazard

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      Pages 139-155

      Assessing Rockfall Activity in a Mountain Forest – Implications for Hazard Assessment

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      Pages 157-160

      Tree-Ring Based Rockfall Reconstruction and Accuracy Assessment of a 3D Rockfall Model

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      Pages 161-175

      Assessment of the Rockfall Frequency for Hazard Analysis at Solà d’Andorra (Eastern Pyrenees)

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      Pages 177-180

      Reconstruction and Spatial Analysis of Rockfall Frequency and Bounce Heights Derived from Tree Rings

  6. Debris Flows

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 182-182

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      Pages 183-192

      State of the Art in Debris-Flow Research: The Role of Dendrochronology

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      Pages 193-206

      Using Event and Minimum Age Dating for the Assessment of Hazards on a Debris-Flow Cone

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      Pages 207-209

      Dendrogeomorphic Applications to Debris Flows in Glacier National Park, Montana USA

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      Pages 211-226

      Frequency–Magnitude Relationships, Seasonality and Spread of Debris Flows on a Forested Cone

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