More Details about Landslides In Cold Regions In The Context Of Climate Change

General Information  
Author(s)Wei Shan and Ying Guo and Fawu Wang and Hideaki Marui and Alexander L Strom
PublisherSPRINGER
ISBN9783319008660
Pages310
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearOctober 2013

Description

Landslides in cold regions have different mechanisms from those in other areas, and comparatively few research efforts have been made in this field. Recently, because of climate change, some new trends concerning landslide occurrence and motion have appeared, severely impacting economic development and communities. This book collects key case studies from the cold regions all over the world, providing an overview of the general situation.