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Paper presented at the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium - EUROCK 2017, June 20–22, 2017
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2017-034
... Abstract In the Mediterranean area, cliff slopes represent widespread high-risk landforms as they are highly frequented touristic places often interested by landslide processes. Malta represents a significant case study as several cliffs located all around the island are involved...
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Paper presented at the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium - EUROCK 2017, June 20–22, 2017
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2017-019
... Abstract Ischia Island (Italy) experienced slope instabilities during the Holocene that occurred at different scales, from shallow mass movements up to large rock and debris avalanches. These events were strictly related to volcano-tectonic activity and the presence of a well-developed...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2016, August 29–31, 2016
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2016-096
... of geology, case histories and properties of Ryukyu limestone, mechanical theoretical and numerical models for analyzing the stability of overhanging rock cliffs are presented. Then, several examples of stable and unstable rock cliffs in several islands, properties of Ryukyu limestone and their rock mass...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2016, August 29–31, 2016
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2016-133
.... In the present study the stability of some of the most representative and visited tunnels in Galapagos and Lanzarote is assessed. Special emphasis is done in show caves in the islands of Santa Cruz and Isabela and the Canary island of Lanzarote. It has been used an empirical methodology – internationally...
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Paper presented at the ISRM Regional Symposium - EUROCK 2014, May 27–29, 2014
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2014-176
.... The Sierra de Tramuntana, situated to the north- west of the island of Mallorca, is the largest mountain chain of the island, with a surface between 800 and 1100 km2, and with vertical drops that range from sea level up to a maximum height of 1445 meters (the Puig Major de Son Torrella). It has about 90 km...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2013, October 23–26, 2013
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2013-044
... Current (DC) electrical survey and a seismic surface wave survey to investigate the underground structures of the beachrock in Yagaji Island, Okinawa, Japan. In order to estimate the effectiveness of the geophysical surveys, we conducted laboratory tests to measure the resistivity, the shear wave velocity...
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Paper presented at the ISRM Regional Symposium - EUROCK 2009, October 29–31, 2009
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2009-117
... Reservoir Characterization Engineering Lake Vrana protection relation vrana lake vrana natural phenomenon lošinj separation tank Upstream Oil & Gas catchment area Island CRE water level decline drainage lake water pollution 723 Rock Engineering in Difficult Ground...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-020
... Over the last few years a revision of the geological mapping of Madeira Island has been undertaken. The island rises above a vast underwater submarine plain in the midst of the African Plate, forming a volcanic massif about 5,5km high, of which only a third is above sea level. Its irregular...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-022
... Throughout the history of Madeira, mass movements have claimed hundreds of victims and caused material damage to the population of the island. Landslides, from the most rapid debris flows and rock falls to the slowest slides and creep movements in talus deposits, are common phenomena. We...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-066
... adopted in the project and indicates some recommendations. 1. INTRODUCTION The sustained development of Madeira Island has been, from among other factors, related to the rational development of its water resources. These are the more important and vital as the underground resources are scarce...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-072
... Tunnelling experiences obtained from projects in Madeira, Iceland and the Faroe Islands will be presented in this paper. These experiences include such as tunnelling conditions in general, support and grouting philosophy and also various types of problems encountered and the solutions found...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-103
... During last years, the authors of this paper have been developing field works focusing essentially on the Volcano-Stratigraphy, Geomorphology, and Structural Geology of Madeira Island. These preliminary studies have shown that the importance of the tectonic faulting of Madeira was clearly...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-090
... In the ends of the decade of eighty in "Rua da Rocha dos Campos, Água d'' Alto, Vila Franca do Campo", Island of S. Miguel, they occurred several overthrown of slopes, turning very unstable an area of old urban occupation. The studies developed in the sequence of those events, had as objective...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-092
... and formation of iron-rich gels and clay-like nanophases resulting from olivine oxidation are considered. Representative examples from Santiago Island are reported. 1. INTRODUCTION Volcanic rocks display a variety of textures ranging from very compact mineral assemblages in basalts to loosely bound...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-087
... using natural stone as raw material have great social, cultural and economic expression, higher in Madeira island than in Porto Santo island. However, presently, in the Madeira archipelago, and in commercial terms, the demand of natural stone is higher than the offer of natural stone. The study...

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