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Landslide Investigations Using the Weight Penetrometer
Broms, B. B.I. H. WongJ. Pitts
The weight penetrometer is a light weight device and can be easily deployed on slopes not accessible to conventional exploratory tools such as drill rigs or cone penetrometers. The...
International Rice Research Institute, 1982. Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice.
Our usual landslide : ubiquitous hazard and socioeconomic causes of natural disaster in Indonesia
Jeffery, Susan E.
The paper argues that social and economic processes may increase the vulnerability of populations to natural disaster and, insofar as they do this, such processes are to be conside...
Ubiquitous Hazard and Socioeconomic Causes of Natural Disaster in Indonesia
Susan E. Jeffery
Large, Holocene Low-Angle Landslide, Samar Island, Philippines
John A. Wolfe
Samar Island, Philippines, is located on the eastern side of the central or Visayan Islands. Here the Talavera limestone, locally as much as 400 m thick, of Miocene age unconform-a...
Tropical cyclone intensity analysis and forecasting from satellite imagery
A technique for using satellite pictures to analyse and forecast tropical cyclone intensifies is described. The cloud features used to estimate the cyclone's intensity and its futu...
Mekong delta mathematical model program construction
Zanobetti, D.Lorgeré, H.Preissmann, A.Cunge, J. A.
It has been proposed to control the flood which periodically inundates 50,000 sq km in the Lower Basin of the Mékong River in Cambodia and South Vietnam by means of a barrage acro...
A Peat Landslide in Sarawak, Malaysia, and Its Significance in Relation to Washouts in Coal Seams
Wilford, G. E.
Observations on the causes and effects of a peat landslide involving a segment of a peat swamp that slid into the Tutoh tributary of the Baram river in May 1961 suggest that low-gr...