Rockfall:Characterization and Control is a comprehensive monograph that is an essential reference for all engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, and transportation professionals who are involved with rock slope engineering or maintenance. It is a companion to Landslides: Investigation and Mitigation (Turner and Schuster, 1996). Rockfall is organized into four parts with three supplemental sections and a DVD included with the book:

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Chapter 1, the introduction by Turner and Jayaprakash, sets the stage for the monograph. The importance of rockfall to highways and railroads is made clear with convincing examples. Definitions are provided, including whether the phenomena...

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