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Quantitative Risk Analysis of Fragmental Rockfalls

Date / Time
Jan 30, 2020 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Organizer
Australian Geomechanics Society
Branch
Nelson
Cost
Free
Website
N/A

Presented by Prof. Jordi Corominas

Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

 

Most rocks break up following their first impact and this makes a difference in how the many smaller pieces travel down the hill. Although the smaller parts may travel shorter distances on more gentle slopes, on steeper slopes fragmentation may increase the risk of impact.

 

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