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Publication Type
Book Whole
UWI Author(s)
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Author, Monographic
Ahmad, Rafi; Carby, Barbara; Cotton, Bill; DeGraff, Jerome C.; Harris, Norman; Howell, D. G.; McDonald, Franklin; Manning, Paul; McCalpin, James P.
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Title, Monographic
Landslide hazard mitigation and loss-reduction for the Kingston Metropolitan Area
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Reprint Status
Refereed
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Author, Subsidiary
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Place of Publication
Kingston , Jamaica
Publisher Name
Unit for Disaster Studies, Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1999
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Extent of Work
9 p.
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Series Title
Unit for Disaster Studies Publication; no.7
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Location/URL
http:; www.oas.org/en/cdmp/document/kma/landsl_4.htm
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Abstract
An analysis of landslides and their impact on the inhabitants of the Kingston Metropolitsn Area, approaches to landslide management are also considered. This field guide aims to facilitate an understanding of active geological processes and related hazards in the area, examines landslides in relation to geology, structure and gemorphology and their impact, introduces landslide loss-reduction and mitigation approaches and highlights the importance of earth science information in land use planning and environmental management. An overview of geohazards in Jamaica is given followed by a geological environmental profile of the Greater Kingston Area.....
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