Journal article

Spatial and temporal rockfall activity in a forest stand in the Swiss Prealps : a dendrogeomorphological case study

  • Perret, Simone Department of Geography, University of Berne, Applied Geomorphology and Natural Risks, Berne, Switzerland
  • Stoffel, Markus Department of Geosciences, Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Kienholz, Hans Department of Geography, University of Berne, Applied Geomorphology and Natural Risks, Berne, Switzerland
    2006
Published in:
  • Geomorphology. - 2006, vol. 74(1-4), no. 219-231
English Rockfall is a major threat to settlements and transportation routes in large parts of the Alps. While protective forest stands in many locations undoubtedly reduce rockfall risk, little is known about the exact frequency and spatial distribution of rockfall activity in a given place or about how these parameters can be assessed. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to reconstruct... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Géosciences
Language
  • English
Classification
Geology
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https://folia.unifr.ch/unifr/documents/300198