Title: Risk Mapping of Landslides in New Member States
Publisher: OPOCE
Publication Year: 2007
JRC N°: JRC41245
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 22950 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC41245
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: In 2003 the Joint Research Centre conducted a survey of mapping practices in eleven (11) new Member States (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) for eight (8) major natural and technological hazards such as floods, forest fires, storms, landslides, earthquakes, industrial installations, transport of dangerous goods and contaminated lands. This activity was funded as part of the project entitled ¿Management of Natural and Technological Risks¿. One fundamental project objective was to examine the existing situation in each of the surveyed countries, and compare different mapping approaches in order to define guidelines for establishing compatible risk mapping systems, in particular multi-hazard risk mapping. This report describes the results of the landslides section of the risk mapping activity. Responses to the survey provide important information about the current status of landslide hazards and risk mapping in different countries and advantages and obstacles to developing a common methodology for multi-hazard risk mapping including this hazard in each country.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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