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Sant'Ambrogio di Torino, Italy

Giordan D.,Geohazard Monitoring Group | Manconi A.,ETH Zurich | Allasia P.,Geohazard Monitoring Group | Bertolo D.,Struttura Attivita Geologiche Regione Autonoma Valle dAosta
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences | Year: 2015

Straightforward communication of monitoring results is of major importance in emergency scenarios relevant to large slope instabilities. Here we describe the communication strategy developed for the Mont de La Saxe rockslide threatening La Palud and Entrèves hamlets in the Courmayeur municipality (Aosta Valley, Italy). Starting from the definition of actions and needs of the landslide management team, including scientists, technicians, civil protection operators, decision makers, and politicians, we show that sharing and disseminating ad hoc information simplifies the understanding of the landslide evolution, as well as the correct communication of the level of criticality. © 2015 Author(s). Source

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