Landslide hazard zonation : a case study in Garhwal Himalaya,India

@inproceedings{Sarkar1995LandslideHZ,
  title={Landslide hazard zonation : a case study in Garhwal Himalaya,India},
  author={Shantanu Sarkar and Debi Prasanna Kanungo and Gopesh Mehrotra},
  year={1995}
}
Landslides occur frequently in areas prone to earthquakes and neotectonic activities. The identification and classification of hazard prone areas according to the degree of actual or potential danger is a necessary step in hazard assessment. This paper describes the methods of landslide hazard zonation that were tested in the Srinagar-Rudraprayag area of the Garhwal Himalaya. The factors of slope angle, lithology, distance from a major geological discontinuity, land use, drainage, relative… CONTINUE READING

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