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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-085
... across the SDF and the western sector of the island is inferred to be a potential weakness zone for further instability episodes. This study reports new data of fracture density using remote sensing imagery, across within and outside the rift zone, to identify areas of damage that could reduce...
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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 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
...723 Rock Engineering in Difficult Ground Conditions Soft Rocks and Karst Vrkljan (ed) © 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-80481-3 Protection of Lake Vrana natural phenomenon on the Island of Cres N. O ani Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-020
...RELATION BETWEEN VOLCANOSTRA TIGRAPHIC UNITS AND SLOPE STABILITY IN MADEIRA ISLAND: PRELIMINARY STUDIES PRADA, SUSANA N. Universidade da Madeira, Funchal, PORTUGAL, susana@uma.pt FONSECA, PAULO E. Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, PORTUGAL, gpetfr>lls@(c.ul.pt RODRlGUES...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-022
...SLIDES IN MADEIRA ISLAND RODRIGUES, DOMINGOS c.E.M. - Madeira University, Funchal, PORTUGAL, dmr@uma.pt AYALA-CARCEDO FRANCISCO ITGE, Madrid, SPAIN.fayala@igme.es ABSTRACT Tlu'oughout the history of Madeira, mass movements have claimed hundreds of victims and caused material damage...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-066
... and the limitations of the solutions that have been adopted in the project and indicates some recommendations. 1. INTRODUCTION Th~ 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...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-072
...TUNNELLS IN VOLCANIC ENVIRONMENT- EXPERIENCES FROM PROJECTS IN MADEIRA ISLAND, ICELAND AND FAROE ISLANDS RODRIGUES, CARLOS, Zagope S. A., Madeira Island, Portugal, cfi@z.agopept GR0V, EIVIND, OT. Blindheim AS, Trondheim, Norway PRADA, SUSANA, Madeira University, Madeira Island, Portugal ABSTRACT...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2002, November 25–27, 2002
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2002-103
...MADEIRA ISLAND PRELIMINARY GEOLOGICAL DATA AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS FONSECA, PAULO E. GeoFCUL, LA7TEX- Labo. Tect. Tecton. Exp., Lisboa, PORTUGAL, gpetjons@jc.ul.pt MADEIRA, JOSE E. GeoFCUL, LA7TEX- Labo. Tect. Tecton. Exp., Lisboa, PORTUGAL, jose.madeira@jc.lIl.pt PRADA, SUSANA N...
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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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