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Landslides and debris flows after prolonged rainfall in Vorarlberg (AUT)

As a consequence of prolonged rainfall several landslides and debris flows occured in Vorarlberg (Austria) in the course of the night from 01/06 to 02/06/2013. More information (in German): http://vorarlberg.orf.at/tv/stories/2586886/

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Point cloud created using image matching software

With the help of an Image-Matching-Software a point cloud was generated on the basis of 69 pictures for two shallow landslides. See more: *Video: point cloud created using image matching software

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Precipitation thresholds

An interesting website focusing on precipitation-thresholds. Landslides are likely to be triggered in case these values are exceeded. http://rainfallthresholds.irpi.cnr.it/

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Video showing a shallow landslide

The video below shows the movement of a shallow landslide along a very wet sliding surface. Processes of this type will be simulated with the help of physically-based modells.

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Links

In the section >>Links a collection of different online resources concerning “shallow landslides” is provided. Apart from general information, photo- and video-material, links to relevant blogs and websites will be included. New contributions are highly welcome!

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Definition “shallow landslide” – “flachgründige Rutschung”

A fundamental basis for all further steps is a clear and specific definition of the process considered. Based on this definition a suitable model can be chosen and refined. The definition of a “shallow landslide” currently in use (in German): … Continue reading

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Literature database

On the project’s homepage, the current literature database with all quotes of the literature used, including the abstracts can be accessed. >>Literature database

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Press Reports

As of now contributions from online media concerning the topic area “shallow landslides” will be gathered in the section >>Press Reports. The media presence of the topic emphasizes the importance of the issue… New contributions are highly welcome!

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Start of Project C3S-ISLS!!

The first step after the project being officially started will be to set up a comprehensive literature database on the topic. Based on the literature research, the “state of the art” can be derived and a solid basis for further … Continue reading

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Dear Visitor!

On this web-blog you can find a “research-diary” around the project “C3S-ISLS“. In the course of the project information on progress, planned tasks, field surveys and more will be provided. Contributions and Remarks on posts are highly welcome!

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