Category: Mass Movement Hazard Events…

Landslide Hazard Event in a HIC…Montroc Avalanche in Chamonix valley

Landslide Hazard Event in a HIC…Montroc Avalanche in Chamonix valley

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Syllabus Point: 

  • Two contemporary contrasting case studies each for volcanic hazards, earthquake hazards and mass movement hazards (see guidance above)
  • For each geophysical hazard type, the case studies should develop knowledge and understanding of:
    • geophysical hazard event profiles, including any secondary hazards
    • varied impacts of these hazards on different aspects of human well-being
    • why levels of vulnerability varied both between and within communities, including spatial variations in hazard perception, personal knowledge and preparedness

A Case Study Investigation Structure for my Notes…

Starter: Read the below slide image and access the links in the second slide to make some background notes to the Chamonix valley avalanche case study…

 

 

Location: The small village of Montroc in the Chamonix valleyDate: 9th February 1999Causes: January of 1999 saw very cold ...

 

Sourceshttp://pistehors.com/backcountry/wiki/Articles/Montroc-Avalanchehttp://lhe.epfl.ch/recherche/index.php?option=com_c...