14. Instability Management from Policy to Practice

  1. Thomas Glade1,
  2. Malcolm Anderson2 and
  3. Michael J. Crozier3
  1. Robin McInnes

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470012659.ch14

Landslide Hazard and Risk

Landslide Hazard and Risk

How to Cite

McInnes, R. (2005) Instability Management from Policy to Practice, in Landslide Hazard and Risk (eds T. Glade, M. Anderson and M. J. Crozier), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470012659.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Bonn

  2. 2

    University of Bristol

  3. 3

    University of Wellington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471486633

Online ISBN: 9780470012659



  • instability management;
  • ground movements;
  • landslide management strategy;
  • planning policies;
  • urban landslides


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developing the Planning Policy Framework

  • From Policy to Practice: An Example from the Isle of Wight, UK

  • Developing a Landslide Management Strategy

  • Informing the General Public — A Case Study: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, UK

  • Landslide Management — Drainage Measures

  • Landslide Management — Slopes, Cliffs and Walls

  • Landslide Management — Construction and Maintenance of Buildings

  • The Role of the Homeowner

  • The Suitability of Land for Development

  • Monitoring Instability as Part of a Landslide Management Strategy

  • Coordinating the Community Response to Instability Problems

  • The Role of the Insurance Industry in Landslide Mitigation and Insurance

  • Transferability of the ‘Landslide Management’ Approach