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  • Effect of rockfall fragmentation on exposure and subsequent risk analysis 

    Matas Casado, Gerard; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Lantada Zarzosa, Maria de Las Nieves (2018)
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    Rockfalls are frequent natural processes in mountain regions with the potential to produce damage. The quantitative risk analysis (QRA) is an approach increasingly used to assess risk and evaluate the performance of ...
  • Evaluation of the susceptibility to failure of rocky slopes based on the SMR index 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Mavrouli, Olga Christina (2009)
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  • Experiencias con drones para el estudio de movimientos de ladera 

    Ruiz Carulla, Roger; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Hurlimann Ziegler, Marcel (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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    La tecnología de los vehículos aéreos no tripulados o drones (UAV) se ha desarrollado de forma exponencial los últimos años. Su uso para la toma de fotografías y el posterior tratamiento con técnicas de fotogrametría ...
  • Experimental study on rockfall fragmentation: in situ test design and first results 

    Gili Ripoll, José Antonio; Ruiz Carulla, Roger; Matas Casado, Gerard; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Lantada Zarzosa, Maria de Las Nieves; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Mavrouli, Olga Christina; Buill Pozuelo, Felipe; Moya Sánchez, José; Prades Valls, Albert; Moreno, Sjædric (2016)
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    Fragmentation is a common feature of rockfalls that exerts a strong influence over the trajectories of the generated blocks, the impact energies and the runout. Real scale rockfall tests have traditionally been designed ...
  • Glossary of terms on Landslide Hazard and Risk 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Einstein, Herbert; Davies, Tim; Strom, Alexander; Zuccaro, Giuglio; Nadim, Farrokh; Verdel, Thierry (Springer International Publishing, 2014)
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    In the last decades much effort has been devoted to the development of methodologies for landslide hazard and risk assessment. Although there are a few available glossaries, a review of the literature published in international ...
  • Influencia de la mineralogía en la durabilidad de las rocas blandas: aplicación a taludes en Gipuzkoa 

    Martínez Bofill, Joan; Soler Gil, Albert; Tauler Ferré, Esperança; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Otero, Neus; Agelet Cano, Jordi (2011)
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  • Influencia de la mineralogía en la durabilidad de las rocas blandas: aplicación a taludes en Gipuzkoa 

    Martínez Bofill, Joan; Soler Gil, Albert; Tauler Ferré, Esperança; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Otero Pérez, Neus; Agelet Cano, Jordi (2011-09)
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  • Influencia del desembalse en la estabilidad de una ladera: caso real 

    Pinyol Puigmartí, Núria Mercè; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Moya Sánchez, José (2013)
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    Un aspecto crítico a controlar en la gestión de embalses es la velocidad de descenso de nivel de agua debido al riesgo de inestabilidades en las laderas que lo forman. Este artículo presenta el estudio realizado para conocer ...
  • Integrated risk assessment due to slope instabilities in the roadway network of Gipuzkoa, Basque Country 

    Mavrouli, Olga Christina; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Ibarbia Ilarraz, Iñaki; Alonso, Nahikari; Jugo Meabe, Ioseb; Ruiz Zabaleta, Jon; Luzuriaga Mocoroa, Susana; Navarro Jausoro, José Antonio (2019-02)
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    Transportation corridors such as roadways are often subjected to both natural instability and cut-slope failures, with substantial physical damage to the road infrastructure and threats to the circulating vehicles and ...
  • La avalancha de rocas de la Coma d'Espòs, Pirineo Central, Lleida: un evento prehistórico catastrófico 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Ruiz Carulla, Roger (Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (IGME), 2016)
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    Rock avalanches are extreme phenomena present in ridges with steep slopes and height. In the Iberian Peninsula various deposits have been described and interpreted as rock avalanches, especially given its magnitude and ...
  • Landslide hazard assessment, monitoring and conservation of Vardzia monastery complex 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Margottini, Claudio; Crosta, Giovanni Battista; Frattini, Paolo; Gigli, Giovanni; Iwasaky, Ioshinori; Lollino, Giorgio; Marinos, Paul; Scavia, Claudio; Sonnessa, Alberico; Spizzichino, Danielle; Giordan, Daniele (Springer International Publishing, 2014)
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    The rock-cut city of Vardzia is a cave monastery site in south-western Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River. The main period of construction was the second half ...
  • Landslide hazard, monitoring and conservation strategy for the safeguard of Vardzia Byzantine monastery complex, Georgia 

    Margottini, Claudio; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Crosta, Giovanni Battista; Frattini, Paolo; Gigli, Giovanni; Giordan, Daniele; Iwasaky, Ioshinori; Lollino, Giorgio; Scavia, Claudio; Marinos, Paul; Manconi, A.; Sonessa, A.; Spizzichino, Danielle; Vacheishvili, N.; Antidze, N. (2015-02)
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    This paper reports preliminary results of a feasibility project developed in cooperation with National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia, and aimed at envisaging the stability conditions of the Vardzia ...
  • Landslide monitoring using multi-temporal SAR interferometry with advanced persistent scatterers identification methods and super high-spatial resolution terraSAR-X Images 

    Zhao, Feng; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Iglesias González, Rubén; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-06-01)
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    Landslides are one of the most common and dangerous threats in the world that generate considerable damage and economic losses. An efficient landslide monitoring tool is the Differential Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry ...
  • Landslide monitoring with staring-spotlight data: Canillo case study 

    Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Hu, Zhongbo; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    One of the main applications of SAR interferometry is the monitoring of hazard risks related with urban subsidence and landslide instabilities. The different sensors available offer different carrier frequencies, image ...
  • Large-scale rock slope failures in the eastern Pyrenees: identifying a sparse but significant population in paraglacial and parafluvial contexts 

    Jarman, David; Calvet, Marc; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Delmas, Magali; Gunnell, Yanni (2014-09)
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    This first overview of large-scale rock slope failure (RSF) in the Pyrenees addresses the eastern third of the range. Around 30 principal RSFs >0.25 km2 and 20 lesser or uncertain cases have been identified from remote ...
  • Magnitude and frequency relations: are there geological constraints to the rockfall size? 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Mavrouli, Olga Christina; Ruiz Carulla, Roger (2018-05)
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    There exists a transition between rockfalls, large rock mass failures, and rock avalanches. The magnitude and frequency relations (M/F) of the slope failure are increasingly used to assess the hazard level. The management ...
  • Methodology to evaluate rock slope stability under seismic conditions at Solà de Santa Coloma, Andorra 

    Mavrouli, Olga Christina; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Wartman, J (2009)
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    An analytical methodology is presented to evaluate rock slope stability under seismic conditions by considering the geomechanical and topographic properties of a slope. The objective is to locate potential rockfall source ...
  • Metodología integrada para la evaluación de riesgos en la Red de Carreteras de Gipuzkoa 

    Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Mavrouli, Olga; Ibarbia Ilarraz, Iñaki (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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    Se presenta una metodología de carácter integradorpara evaluar el nivel de riesgo de fallo o rotura en estructuras y taludes anclados,terraplenes, desprendimientos en laderas y desmontes, corrientes de derrubios y ...
  • Modelización de desprendimientos rocosos considerando la fragmentación 

    Matas Casado, Gerard; Lantada Zarzosa, Maria de Las Nieves; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Gili Ripoll, José Antonio; Ruiz Carulla, Roger; Prades Valls, Albert (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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    Determinar el riesgo al que está expuesto un edificio o una infraestructura debido a los desprendimientos rocosos mediante la Evaluación Cuantitativa de Riesgo requiere estudiar la peligrosidad, que integra la magnitud del ...
  • Noves aportacions al coneixement del gran moviment del forn de Canillo. Principat d’Andorra 

    Planas, Xavier; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Vilaplana, Joan Manuel; Altimir, Joan; Torrebadella, Joan; Amigó, Jordi (2011)
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    This paper presents a new interpretation of the geological and structural evolution of the largelandslide of “el Forn de Canillo” from the detailed analysis of the deep cores of soundings made over the years 2007-2009, ...