Engineering geology

Application of geotechnical and geophysical field measurements in an active alpine environment

Introduction The Meretschibach catchment (Fig. 1), situated in the Swiss Alps, canton Valais, near the village of Agarn (620 m.a.s.l.), has been investigated due to dynamic processes of erosion, deposition … Read More

Enhanced landslide investigations through advanced DInSAR techniques: The Ivancich case study, Assisi, Italy

Introduction Landslides are abundant and frequent phenomena in many regions of the World, where they threaten private and public properties and human life, with significant socio-economic losses (Brabb and Harrod, … Read More

Human-induced landslide on a high cut slope: a case of repeated failures due to multi-excavation

Introduction Human activity has been recognized as an important triggering factor that leads to many landslides (Turner and Schuster, 1996, Huang and Chan, 2004, Erginal et al., 2008, Ayalew et … Read More