Theme: Trigger

Triggering and evolution of the San Benedetto Ullano landslide

San-Benedetto-Ullano-damage-to-Provincial-Road-24112014- With reference to landslides, Italy is exposed to high-risk conditions (Guzzetti, 2000). The abundant and prolonged rains fallen in the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 wet seasons triggered numerous landslides in Calabria, mostly in its northernmost sector. Such geo-hydrological crises were severe enough to induce the Italian government to declare the State of Emergency on both ...