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Geohazard Risk Management for Linear Facilities

Series: Springer Praxis Books: Environmental Sciences

By: Matthias Jakob, Michael Porter and Wayne Savigny


Hardback | Jul 2012 | #190126 | ISBN-13: 9783540298175
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This book provides a unified framework for geohazard risk management along linear facilities, such as roads, railways, pipelines, electrical transmission lines and telecommunication cables.


1. Introduction;- 2. Geohazards;- 3. Risk Assessment and Risk Management;- 4. Unified Framework for Geohazard Risk Management;- 5. Geohazard Magnitude and Frequency Estimates;- 6. Pipelines;- 7. Railways;- 8. Public and Industrial Roads;- 9. Electrical and Communication Transmission Facilities;- 10. GIS and WEB Applications for Risk Management;- 11. Future Challenges.

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