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Landslide Risk Case Studies in Forest Development Planning and Operations

Editors: Mike Wise, Glenn Moore, and  Doug VanDine
Branch: Resource Tenures & Engineering Branch and Research Branch
Subject: Erosion, Mass Wasting and Landslides
Series: Land Management Handbook
Other details:  Published 2004.


This handbook presents a framework for landslide risk management, describes technical terms and methods of landslide risk analysis, and presents 8 case studies prepared by experienced and knowledgeable terrain stability professionals.

It has been prepared for both terrain stability professionals and forest resource managers.

The objectives of the case studies are:
to demonstrate approaches for the analysis of landslide risk in forest development, based on a common framework, terms and concepts;
to illustrate different types of analyses for estimating landslide probability and consequence for cases with differing site conditions and elements at risk of loss or damage; and
to highlight the application of current terrain stability research in professional practice in the BC Forest Sector.

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Updated June 04, 2004 

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