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Landslide studies and management in Nepal

B. N. Upreti

Landslide studies and management in Nepal

by B. N. Upreti

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Landslides -- Nepal.,
    • Landslide hazard analysis -- Nepal.,
    • Slopes (Soil mechanics)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-82).

      StatementB.N. Upreti and M.R. Dhital.
      ContributionsDhital, M. R., International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE599.N35 U64 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL320087M
      ISBN 109291155020
      LC Control Number97900658
      OCLC/WorldCa36556444

      Landslide and debris flows of July in the Agra Khola watershed of central Nepal. Journal of Nepal Geological Society. v Google Scholar; Upreti and Dhital, Landslide Studies and Management in Nepal. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal. Google Scholar; van Westen et al, Author: KayasthaP., DhitalM. R., De SmedtF. Comparing these two ranges (Figure ), it is interesting to note that the maximum size of landslides in which mitigation and management are deemed even possible (as discussed later) occurs at the lowest magnitude at which the interests of the geological community commonly ends, while the most frequent landslide size is approximately two to three orders of magnitude smaller by: 7.

      Ø Problems of Disaster Management in Nepal and Measures to Solve them (), A Report prepared by a Task Force, His Majesty's Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs, Kathmandu, Nepal. Ø Sakai, H., (), "Geology of the Kali Gandaki Supergroup of the Lesser Himalaya in Nepal", Mem. , Kyushu Univ., Ser D, Geol., ,3, pp. Upreti BN, Dhital MR () Landslide studies and management in Nepal. ICIMOD, Katmandu, Nepal, p 87 Google Scholar Varnes DJ () Landslide hazard zonation: a review of principle of and by: 2.

      Types, Causes and Mitigation of Landslides Question: The district authority in Nawalparasi opened the gates of the Gandak Canal after the landslide at Ramche in Myagdi district blocked the Kali Gandaki river in Nepal. The Himalayan kingdom is also facing threats of flooding following massive landslides. of these community based disaster management initiatives, and in the process community members have learnt Thanks are due to the Forum for Sustainable Development Nepal for collecting the case studies for Community Based Disaster Risk Management activities implemented by UNDP, Nepal. Landslide Mitigation and Preparedness Practices


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The largest subaerial (on land) landslide in Earth's recorded history was connected with the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state, USA. That landslide had a volume of cubic kilometers ( cubic miles) of material and the landslide traveled about kilometers (14 miles) down the North Fork Toutle River.

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Its integrated approach offers understanding and ability for concerned organisations, landowners, land managers, insurance companies and researchers to develop risk management /5(2). Despite landslide inventories being compiled throughout the world every year at different scales, limited efforts have been made to critically compare them using various techniques or by different investigators.

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Some of these might be: • For an environmental impact study for engineering works; • For the disaster management of a town or city; • For the modelling of sediment yield in a catchment ; • For a watershed management project; • For a community participation project in.Landslide risk perception, knowledge, and associated risk management: Case studies and general lessons from Glacier National Park, Montana, USA (David R.

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