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Landslides

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 103–109 | Cite as

The ICL Adriatic-Balkan Network: analysis of current state and planned activities

  • Snježana Mihalić ArbanasEmail author
  • Željko Arbanas
  • Biljana Abolmasov
  • Matjaž Mikoš
  • Marko Komac
ICL/IPL Activities

Abstract

International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) Adriatic-Balkan Network was established in January 2012 as one of eight regional and thematic ICL networks to promote activities of the International Consortium on Landslides and the International Programme on Landslides. This paper presents the annual report of the ICL Adriatic-Balkan Network for the year 2012. The main activity of the regional network was to complete an overview of publicly available data and sources about landslides in the region, scientific and professional practices related to evaluation and mitigation of landslide hazard, as well as related legislative framework. Recommendations for the discussion and endorsement in the course of the ICL Adriatic-Balkan Network activities will be derived from the analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats related to landslide issues which are present at the national level in Croatia, Slovenia, and Serbia and at the regional level. Discussion and endorsement of the recommendations are planned as a further activity which will be held in March 2013 in Zagreb (Croatia), during the planned first regional symposium on landslides in the Adriatic-Balkan Region.

Keywords

ICL regional network Adriatic-Balkan Region International cooperation Landslides 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Snježana Mihalić Arbanas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Željko Arbanas
    • 2
  • Biljana Abolmasov
    • 3
  • Matjaž Mikoš
    • 4
  • Marko Komac
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum EngineeringUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Faculty of Civil EngineeringUniversity of RijekaRijekaCroatia
  3. 3.Faculty of Mining and GeologyUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  4. 4.Faculty of Civil and Geodetic EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia
  5. 5.Geological Survey of SloveniaLjubljanaSlovenia

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