How to find out the most used classification of soil masses movements. Comprehending the basis of landslides mechanics. Analyzing the variety of the possible triggering causes. Which role have the humans in slope unstability? [more]
It is always possible to reduce the landslide hazard. Sometimes the extent of the unstable soil mass makes the intervention too expensive to actuate, but some behaviours can help to limitate life loss and alleviate damages. Public administrations have a fundamental role in controlling the territory for the identification of the landslide sensible areas and for the promulgation of updated maps and adequate building rules. Are there suggestions about the behaviors to avoid triggering a landslide? [more]
Are you aware of which consequences have the triggering of a landslide? A video collection shows what can happen while quick moving soil masses slide. Where to find info on the most famous occured landslide events?
A column will hold us continuously updated with live news about heavy rains, flooding and landslide events occurring or expected around the world. Which behavior should hold people involved in a catastrophic event in the attempt of surviving?
Suggestions to manage the aftermath and how to organize helps after a disaster strikes. Some care must be taken after a landslide because of the dangerous secondary effects of soil mass movements. As we can learn a lot about past disasters some stories will make us aware of human dynamics and its sometimes dramatic interaction with nature forces. [more]