Scottish Road Network Landslides Study: Implementation - Summary Report

ISBN: 978-1-906006-37-2

Contents

MINISTERIAL FOREWORD
ABOUT THIS REPORT
1 INTRODUCTION
2 LANDSLIDE EVENTS
3 RESPONSE TO THE 2004 EVENTS
4 GIS-BASED ASSESSMENT
5 HAZARD ASSESSMENT AND HAZARD RANKING
6 MANAGEMENT OF HIGH AND VERY HIGH HAZARD AREAS
7 PROACTIVE DETECTION
8 SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Cover Photo
Cover Photograph (© Perthshire Picture Agency, PPA: www.ppapix.co.uk):
The A85 in Glen Ogle blocked by two debris flows on 18 August 2004. RAF and Royal Navy helicopters are pictured airlifting some of the 57 occupants from the 20 trapped vehicles to safety.

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Published Date 6 Oct 2008 Type Mode of transport