Issue Date: March/April 2006

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GESOTRATA, 2006, March/April, 27-31   The remarkable Vajont reservoir disaster of Northern Italy is a salient example of an attempt to apply engineering measures to a poorly understood but highly hazardous system. The disaster occurred when approximately 270 million m3 of material on one of the banks of a newly-constructed reservoir failed catastrophically during the […]

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