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Geohazards Caused by Human Activity

This book is based on the contributions of several authors and attempts to describe the roles human activities play in causing geohazards either directly or indirectly through man-made climate change. The risk of these man-made geohazards and the risk assessment are also discussed in this book. Each chapter keeps the authors' notations that vary from chapter to chapter. These authors' notations have been maintained to reduce unintended confusion and errors. Readers should be aware of this variation.

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Geohazards Caused by Human ActivityEdited by Arvin Farid

Published: November 30th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61670

ISBN: 978-953-51-2802-1

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2801-4

Copyright year: 2016

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1. The Water Supply System of Ancient Pompeii (Southern Italy): From Resource to Geohazard

By Maria Rosaria Senatore, Maddalena Falco and Agostino Meo

699

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2. Geohazards at Surface Coal Mines Caused by Mining Activities

By Milorad Jovanovski and Igor Peshevski

370

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3. Human-Induced Geo-Hazards in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Distribution, Investigation, Causes and Impacts

By Ahmed M. Youssef, Hasan M. Al-Harbi, Yasser A. Zabramwi and Bosy A. El-Haddad

784

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4. Case-Based Reasoning of Man-Made Geohazards Induced by Rainfall on Transportation Systems

By Kuan-Tsung Chang, Edward Wang, Chih-Ping Kuo, Min-Cheng Teng and James Jin-King Liu

732

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5. Rainfall and Landslide Correlation Analysis and Prediction of Future Rainfall Base on Climate Change

By Moung-Jin Lee

718

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6. The Long Shadow of Human‐Generated Geohazards: Risks and Crises

By Franco Oboni and Cesar Oboni

731

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