Landslides: Global Risk Preparedness

  • Kyoji Sassa
  • Badaoui Rouhban
  • Sálvano Briceño
  • Mauri McSaveney
  • Bin He

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. IPL Programme

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kyoji Sassa
      Pages 3-24
  3. Joint Coordinating Projects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Kyoji Sassa
      Pages 27-42
    3. Farrokh Nadim, Christian Jaedicke, Helge Smebye, Bjørn Kalsnes
      Pages 59-71
  4. Projects by Word Centres of Excellence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Ana Petkovšek, Matej Maček, Matjaž Mikoš, Bojan Majes
      Pages 149-165
    3. N. Arambepola, Senaka Basnayake, Rajinder Kumar Bhasin, Oddvar Kjekstad
      Pages 179-188
  5. Risk Assessment Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Ikuo Towhata, Taro Uchimura
      Pages 213-225
    3. Fawu Wang, Yuepin Yin, Zhitao Huo, Yeming Zhang, Gonghui Wang, Renjie Ding
      Pages 227-237

About this book


This book presents the global landslide risk preparedness implemented through the International Programme on Landslides (IPL). IPL was initiated by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) in 2002, and developed to a joint international programme by the IPL Global Promotion Committee (UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU, ICSU and WFEO as well as ICL) through the 2006 Tokyo Action Plan. The materials consists of four parts: Outline of the International Programme on Landslides & IPL Global Promotion Committee; Achievements of major IPL projects in research and capacity building; World Centres of Excellence on Landslide Risk Reduction (WCoEs) and Landslide School Network; Key documents of IPL and ICL including Tokyo Action Plan, Application of ICL, IPL Projects, WCoEs and Landslide School Network


Disaster Risk Preparedness International Consortium on Landslides International Programme on Landslides Landslides

Editors and affiliations

  • Kyoji Sassa
    • 1
  • Badaoui Rouhban
    • 2
  • Sálvano Briceño
    • 3
  • Mauri McSaveney
    • 4
  • Bin He
    • 5
  1. 1., UNITWIN HeadquatersKyoto University Uje-CampusKyotoJapan
  2. 2.UNESCOParisFrance
  3. 3.Uji Campus, UNITWIN Headquaters BuildingKyoto UniversitiyKyotoJapan
  4. 4.Lower HuttNew Zealand
  5. 5.Disaster Prevention Research InstituteKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-22086-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-22087-6
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