Landslides:Processes, Prediction, and Land Use (Sidle and Ochiai, 2006) offers a broad, current, and useful overview of geomorphic-scale soil slope instability. The 312-page paperback was published as Water Resources Monograph 18 by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in 2006 ($28 for AGU members, $40 for others).

Chapter 1 is an overview of the human and economic costs of landslides, including summaries of economic analyses of landslide damage related to land management in New Zealand, the 2001 Nisqually (Washington) earthquake, the Thistle (Utah) landslide, and the 1998 Malpa (India) landslide. Chapter 2 reviews existing classification schemes and develops a functional...

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