Advances in Subsea Pipeline Engineering and Technology

Volume 24 of the series Advances in Underwater Technology, Ocean Science and Offshore Engineering pp 321-353

Hazard and Protection Concepts for Deepwater Pipelines: The Environmental Factors

  • Julio E. MelegariAffiliated withSAIPEM
  • , Giorgio BressanAffiliated withSAIPEM

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Pipeline stability in critical areas of unstable and/or rapidly evolving morphology is a problem of paramount importance not to be overlooked in every pipeline project. The paper deals with the merging aspects of environmental sciences and technical engineering for pipeline stability.