Biological Engineering Against Torrential Erosion

by Freddy Rey (writer)
Collection: Guide pratique
december 2011
140 x 245 format 112 pages In stock
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Torrential erosion is a natural phenomenon with worrying (if not to say dramatic) consequences in many regions of the world. It can perhaps be controlled by biological engineering. Based on a precise diagnosis of the environmental conditions, this work suggests a methodology for choosing plant species and biological engineering systems most suited to controlling erosion in torrential watersheds. This first practical and strategic guide to biological engineering in French is based on solid scientific knowledge. In addition to methodologies for practical application in the field, it presents an overview of works which can be used and how to use them.





Ouvrages de génie biologique

Matériel végétal : types et installation


Rôle principal de résistance aux processus érosif et hydrologique

Rôle principal de contrôle de l’érosion et de la sédimentation Combinaisons d’ouvrages biologiques Génie biologique sur ouvrages inertes de génie civil Ajout d’autres constituants




Notion d’unité fonctionnelle d’aléa (UFA)

Couverture végétale

Autres paramètres à diagnostiquer



Déterminer le type de protection recherchée et la finalité de l’intervention

Définir les zones d’interventions prioritaires (ZIP) à différentes échelles spatiales

Installer les ouvrages dans l’espace et dans le temps à l’échelle d’une UFA

Choisir les ouvrages de génie biologique et les espèces végétales adaptés




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Lise Loumé

Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Guide pratique

Published: 28 december 2011

Reference Book: 02282

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02282EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02282NUM

EAN13 Book: 9782759216604

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759217397

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759216611

Interior: Colour

Format (in mm) Book: 140 x 245

Pages count Book: 112

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 112

Weight (in grammes): 235 (Book)

Size: 5,5 Mo (ePub), 36 Mo (PDF)