Floods and Landslides: Integrated Risk Assessment

Floods and Landslides: Integrated Risk Assessment

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A review of such natural disasters as floods and landslides, highlighting the possibility of safe and correct land planning and management by means of a global approach to territory. Since the events deriving from slope and fluvial dynamics are commonly triggered by the same factor, occur at the same time and are closely related, this book analyses floods and slope stability phenomena as different aspects of the same dynamic system: the drainage basin.In this case, a more precise estimate is made feasible by aquot;flood mapsaquot; developed for Sydney many years ago. ... Applying the MDR of 25% to the total value (tv) of the dwellings of $A 6 milliard the property damage potential can be estimated at $A 1.5 milliard. ... This is certainly a very optimistic estimate because it presupposes that practically all motor cars and some valuable property can be removedanbsp;...

Title:Floods and Landslides: Integrated Risk Assessment
Author:Riccardo Casale, Claudio Margottini
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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