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Subaqueous Mass Movements and Their Consequences: Assessing Geohazards, Environmental Implications and Economic Significance of Subaqueous Landslides

Product Code: SP477
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by D.G. Lintern, D.C. Mosher, L.G. Moscardelli, P.T. Bobrowsky, C. Campbell, J.D. Chaytor, J.J. Clague, A. Georgiopoulou, P. Lajeunesse, A. Normandeau, D.J.W. Piper, M. Scherwath, C. Stacey and D. Turmel
Publication Date: 23 September 2019 (not yet published)
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Special Publication 477

Selected articles available via Online First from the Lyell Collection. What is Online First?

The challenges facing submarine mass movement researchers and engineers are plentiful and exciting. This book follows several high-profile submarine landslide disasters that have reached the world’s attention over the past few years. For decades, researchers have been mapping the world’s mass movements. Their significant impacts on the Earth by distributing sediment on phenomenal scales is undeniable. Their importance in the origins of buried resources has long been understood. Their hazard potential ranges from damaging to apocalyptic, frequently damaging local infrastructure and sometimes devastating whole coastlines. Moving beyond mapping advances, the subaqueous mass movement scientists and practitioners are now also focussed on assessing the consequences of mass movements, and the measurement and modelling of events, hazard analysis and mitigation. Many state-of-the-art examples are provided in this book, which is produced under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Program S4SLIDE (Significance of Modern and Ancient Submarine Slope LandSLIDEs).

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Type: Book
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Thirteen Digit ISBN: 9781786203823
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Weight: 0 kg



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