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Dynamic system approach to natural hazards

Proceedings of a symposium held on August 21,1987 in Vancouver, Canada

Ed.: Arian E. Scheidegger; Martin J. Haigh

1988. 113 pages, 32 figures, 4 tables, 17x24cm, 330 g
Language: English

(Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementbände, Volume 67)

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HAIGH, M. J & A. E. SCHEIDEGGER: Dynamic system approach to natural
hazards: An introduction 1
SCHEIDEGGER, A. E.: The dynamics of geomorphic systems 5
SCHUMM, S. A.: Geomorphic hazards - problems of prediction (with 2
figures and 1 table) 17
BAKER, V. R.: Cataclysmic processes in geomorphological systems 25
WHITTEN, E. H. T.: Inter-relationships of descriptive and genetic
models for surficial geological phenomena 33
MANN, C. J & R. L. HUNTER: Probabilities of geologic events and
processes in natural hazards 39
TRIFONOV, V. G.: Geological hazards and the mapping of active faults
(Summary) 53
OHMORI, H. & M. HIRANO: Magnitude, frequency and geomorphological
significance of rocky mud flows, landcreep and the collapse of steep
slopes (with 6 figures and 2 tables) 55
CRUDEN, D. M.: Thresholds for catastrophic instabilities in
sedimentary rock slopes, some examples from the Canadian Rockies (with
8 figures) 67
CAMPBELL, P. A.: Debris Torrents in the Robson Valley, East Central
B. C., Canada (Summary) 77
HAIGH, M. J Dynamic systems approaches in landslide hazard research
(with 3 figures) 79
SLINGERLAND, R. L. & R. S. SNOW: Stability analysis of a rejuvenated
fluvial system (with 5 figures and 1 table) 93
HAKEN, H. & W. WEIMER: Synergetics: a systematic approach to
instabilities, fluctuations, and pattern formation and the application
to the baroclinic instability of the atmosphere (with 8 figures) 103