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JTC 1 - Natural Slopes and Landslides

President

Prof. Luciano Picarelli (Italy)

E-mail: luciano.picarelli@unina2.it

Website: http://www.webforum.com/jtc1/

Core Members

IAEG
Prof. Jordi Corominas (Spain)
Dr Eric Leroi (France)
Prof. Alexander Strom (Russia)

ISRM
Prof. Herbert Einstein (USA)
Prof. Claudio Scavia (Italy)
Dr V. Merrien-Soukatchoff (France)

ISSMGE
Prof. Willy Lacerda (Brazil)
Prof. Serge Leroueil (Canada)
Dr HN Wang (Hong Kong)

Other Members:

Dr. Rajinder Kumar Bhasin (Norway)
Prof. Tim Davies (New Zealand)
Prof. Kurt Douglas (Australia)
Prof. Jonathan Fannin (Canada)
Prof. Oldrich Hungr (Canada)
Prof. Su-Gon Lee (South Korea)
Prof. David Petley (UK)
Prof. Harianto Rahardjo (Singapore)
Prof. Ikuo Towhata (Japan)
Prof. Yin Yue-Ping (China)

Terms of Reference

  •  Discussing, advancing and developing the science and engineering of natural soil and rock slopes, including landslide triggering and evolution
  • Encouraging the collaboration of those who practise in soil mechanics, rock mechanics, engineering geology, mining engineering, geomorphology and geography as applied to landslides in natural slopes
  • Fostering and organising conferences, symposia and workshops, including the International Symposia on Landslides which are held at four year intervals, open to all who practise in soil mechanics, rock mechanics, engineering geology, mining engineering, geomorphology and geography
  • Contributing to the International Congresses/and Conferences of the ISSMGE, IAEG and ISRM
  • Fostering the development and implementation into the community, of landslide identification, monitoring, analysis, modelling, stabilization, hazard and risk assessment, risk mitigation and management criteria
  • Fostering the organisation of training schools and preparation of guidelines and codes of good practice to allow the transfer and implementation into general practice of new developments


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