9. High-Mountain Slope Failures and Recent and Future Warm Extreme Events

  1. Bill McGuire4 and
  2. Mark Maslin5
  1. Christian Huggel1,
  2. Nadine Salzmann1,2 and
  3. Simon Allen3

Published Online: 10 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482698.ch9

Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

How to Cite

Huggel, C., Salzmann, N. and Allen, S. (2013) High-Mountain Slope Failures and Recent and Future Warm Extreme Events, in Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards (eds B. McGuire and M. Maslin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482698.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, London, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

  3. 3

    Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658659

Online ISBN: 9781118482698

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Keywords:

  • slope failures;
  • Alaska/New Zealand/the Alps;
  • RCMs;
  • Vampire Peak/Mount Dampier;
  • short-wave radiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Case studies

  • Assessing changes in warm event frequencies based on RCM simulations

  • Discussion and conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References