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Les risques naturels en montagne

Natural Mountain Hazards


D. Richard, F. Naaim-Bouvet

Edition 2015

Avalanches, glacial-related hazards, floods and mudslides, slope failure and falling rock are experienced by all mountaineers. Economic development based on tourism increases exposure to hazards; the catastrophe of the Grand-Bornand campground and its 23 victims being a case in point. This reference work, targeting professionals and decision-makers, but also the general public, explains these phenomena and explores protection techniques.


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Mountain Torrents and Rivers

Mountain Torrents and Rivers

Dynamics and Planning


D. Richard, G. Degoutte, A. Recking

Edition 2013

This guide describes and explains, with concrete examples, the dynamics and planning principles of mountain rivers and torrents. It takes stock of the major morphodynamic principles, especially sedimentary dynamics, the specific hydrology features of mountain catchment areas and mudslides. Illustrated by concrete applications of different concepts, it is designed for contracting authorities and technicians.


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Astonishing Mountain Plants

Astonishing Mountain Plants


F. Couplan

Edition 2013

Although the beauty of mountains mainly lies in their impressive and varied landscapes, it can also be expressed through particularly attractive vegetation. The plants tell us here the secret of how they adapt to this hostile environment. We pass through the various "vegetation stages" characteristic of our European mountains from their foot to their summit and discover astonishing plants that are outstandingly diverse and beautiful.


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Searching for Vanished Oceans in the French Mountains

Searching for Vanished Oceans in the French Mountains

Alps, Massif Central, Armorican Massif, Pyrenees, Corsica


C. Laverne, C. Nicollet

Edition 2012

How can the presence of rocks from the oceanic crust in the French mountains be explained? How can we decode their long history from their birth within the oceans, their burial in the depths and then their rise to the surface? This work will serve as a geological guide for anyone wishing to explore these rocks on the ground.


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Dynamique des avalanches

Dynamique des avalanches


C. Ancey, V. Bain, E. Bardou, G. Borel, R. Burnet, F. Jarry, O. Kölbl, M. Meunier

Edition 2006
This reference work, a quantitative study of avalanches, relates new information on the phenomenon and gives calculation bases for characterization and modelling.
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Conceptual approach to the study of snow

Conceptual approach to the study of snow


M. Meunier, C. Ancey, D. Richard, R. Chadwick

Edition 2005

This book explores a new conceptual approach, closer to hydrology than hydraulics, which relies solely and rigorously on field data from the avalanche path studied.


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Reboisements d'altitude

Reboisements d'altitude


P. Mullenbach

Edition 2001
This document presents the results of high-altitude reforestation experiments that took place over more than 20 years in the French Alps. After a discussion of the ecological conditions that exist at the upper limits of the forest and their ...
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Flore pastorale de montagne. Légumineuses et autres plantes fourragères

Flore pastorale de montagne. Légumineuses et autres plantes fourragères


A. Dorée

Edition 2000

For the first time, this second volume describes 57 legume species and 22 fodder species found in temperate European mountain zones. An illustration of the entire plant and its morphological details are provided for each species described. The ...


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Éléments de pastoralisme montagnard

Éléments de pastoralisme montagnard

Volume 1: Vegetation. Equipment


J. Jouglet, A. Bornard, M. Dubost

Edition 1999

An overview of know-how and bibliographic references on the management of high-altitude grazing lands ...


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Les bassins versants expérimentaux de Draix.  Laboratoire d'étude de l'érosion en montagne

Les bassins versants expérimentaux de Draix. Laboratoire d'étude de l'érosion en montagne


N. Mathys

Edition 1999

The topics and areas discussed in this document are hydrology, torrential hydraulics, the study of erosion phenomena, natural or artificially-introduced vegetation and corresponding pedological developments. The aim of the seminar, organised in ...


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