5. Vulnerability to Landslides

  1. Thomas Glade1,
  2. Malcolm Anderson2 and
  3. Michael J. Crozier3
  1. David Alexander

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470012659.ch5

Landslide Hazard and Risk

Landslide Hazard and Risk

How to Cite

Alexander, D. (2005) Vulnerability to Landslides, 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.ch5

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

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Keywords:

  • landslide vulnerability;
  • disaster potentials;
  • risk analysis;
  • slope interdigitation;
  • risk management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Vulnerability?

  • What is Landslide Vulnerability?

  • How is Vulnerability to Landslides Assessed?

  • Vulnerability and Risk Management

  • Landslide Vulnerability over the Period 1993–2002

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • Appendix: Vulnerability Estimation