Landslide Science for a Safer Geoenvironment

Volume 2: Methods of Landslide Studies

  • Kyoji Sassa
  • Paolo Canuti
  • Yueping Yin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Physical Modeling and Material Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Open image in new windowIntroduction: Physical Modeling and Material Testing
      Binod Tiwari, Baoping Wen, Yasuhiko Okada, A. A. Virajh Dias
      Pages 3-4
    3. Open image in new windowLaser Scanner Application in Monitoring Short-Term Slope Deformation
      Kiminori Araiba, Naoki Sakai
      Pages 5-11
    4. Open image in new windowExperimental Research of Risk Parameters in the Process of Bedding Rock Landslide Motion
      Bo Chai, Huanying Pan, Xiang Li
      Pages 13-20
    5. Open image in new windowCalculation of Permeability of Clay Mineral in Natural Slope by Using Numerical Analysis
      Junghae Choi, Byung-gon Chae, Katsuyuki Kawamura, Yasuaki Ichikawa
      Pages 21-25
    6. Open image in new windowStudy on the Microscopic Structure Characteristics of the Gray Matter Slate
      Maolin Deng, Qiang Xu, Xing Zhu, Guojun Cai, Guang Zheng
      Pages 27-32
    7. Open image in new windowEffect of Vertical Load on Shear Characteristics of Micro-Piles in Landslide
      ShuFeng Wang, YuePing Yin
      Pages 33-37
    8. Open image in new windowGeotechnical Centrifuge Modelling for Rock Slope Failure: A Brief Overview
      Zhen Feng, Yueping Yin
      Pages 39-43
    9. Open image in new windowPhysical Model of the Mechanism for Thermal Wedging Failure in Rocks
      Vladimir Greif, Ivana Simkova, Jan Vlcko
      Pages 45-50
    10. Open image in new windowShallow Modes of Slope Failure in Road Earth Cuttings in Sri Lanka
      H. M. Janaki M. K. Herath, Sudheera S. I. Kodagoda, A. A. Virajh Dias
      Pages 51-58
    11. Open image in new windowDiscussion on the Method of Intact Loess Humidification Considering Water Content Uniformity
      Kai He, Bin Li
      Pages 59-62
    12. Open image in new windowUndrained Shear-Strength Variation of Salt-Rich Clay: Implications for Fast-Moving Clay Landslides
      Lei He, Bao-ping Wen, Xiu-juan Xu
      Pages 63-68
    13. Open image in new windowAnalysis of Engineering Geological Properties of Sliding-Zone Soil in Large-Scale Landslides in the Weibei Loess Tableland Area
      Bin Li, Shuren Wu, Jusong Shi, Zhen Feng
      Pages 69-74
    14. Open image in new windowDynamic Centrifuge Modelling Tests for Sliding Rock Slopes
      Xianglong Li, Joseph Wartman, Huiming Tang, Jinkai Yan, Hongming Luo, Wei Hu
      Pages 75-79
    15. Open image in new windowChanges in Shear Strain and Subsurface Flow Prior to Rainfall-Induced Landslide in Flume Experiments
      Yasuhiko Okada
      Pages 81-86
    16. Open image in new windowGeotechnical Properties of Landslide Sites in Korea with Differing Geology
      Young-Suk Song, Kyeong-Su Kim
      Pages 87-92
    17. Open image in new windowModelling Fragmentation in Rock Avalanches
      Øystein Thordén Haug, Matthias Rosenau, Karen Leever, Onno Oncken
      Pages 93-100
    18. Open image in new windowExperimental Modelling for the Effect of Rainfall and Earthquake on Slope Stability of Engineered Fill
      Binod Tiwari, Santiago Caballero, Wissam Zalzali
      Pages 101-107
    19. Open image in new windowExperimental Modelling of Seepage in a Sandy Slope
      Binod Tiwari, Adam Lewis
      Pages 109-115

About these proceedings


This volume contains peer-reviewed papers from the Third World Landslide Forum organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) in June 2014. The complete collection of papers from the Forum is published in three full-color volumes and one mono-color volume. This second full-color volume contains the following:


·        Physical modeling and material testing

·        Application of numerical modeling techniques to landslides

·        Remote sensing techniques for landslide mapping and monitoring

·        Hazard mapping

·        Monitoring, prediction, and warning of landslides

·        Risk assessment

·        Remedial measures and prevention works

·        Risk reduction strategy

·        Inventory and database


ICL Landslides Mapping Monitoring Natural Hazards Risk Analysis Risk Mitigation World Landslide Forum 3

Editors and affiliations

  • Kyoji Sassa
    • 1
  • Paolo Canuti
    • 2
  • Yueping Yin
    • 3
  1. 1.UNITWIN HeadquatersKyoto University Uji-CampusKyotoJapan
  2. 2.FlorenceItaly
  3. 3.Center of Geo-Hazards Emergency TechnologyMLRBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05049-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05050-8
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