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Geoindicators Workshop in Cuzco, Peru
30 September - 4 October, 2002


  Geoindicators in Mountainous Areas
By Jonas Satkunas, Raul Carreno, Michel Hermelin, Norm Catto
Rapid geological changes - landslides, slope collapses, river erosion and extreme flood events etc - driven by exogenic and endogenic proceses - in mountainous areas are often very hazardous and can affect landscapes and infrastructure. Anthropogenic activities, such as changes in land use, and road and dam constructions, can accelerate such geological processes. ... [10565 bytes more >>]

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