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Quantitative Risk Analysis of Fragmental Rockfalls

Date/Time Jan 30, 2020 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Event type Evening Meeting
Branch Nelson
Country New Zealand
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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