Session Introduction—Rapid Landslides: Debris Flows, Mudflows, Rapid Debris Slides

  • Giovanni CrostaEmail author
Conference paper


This session is devoted to the description of events, processes and mechanisms associated to the occurrence of rapid landslides and mass movements. Fifteen manuscripts have been submitted to this session. Experimental tests and in situ measurements are fundamental for a better understanding of these phenomena and the design of possible efficient countermeasures.


Debris flows Debris avalanches Impact Flexible barriers Rigid barriers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth and Environmental SciencesUniversità degli Studi di Milano BicoccaMilanItaly

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