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Online iRALL School 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the offline iRALL School 2020 will be replaced by Online iRALL School 2020. Everyone can join the 2020 iRALL through the platform of ZOOM from October 19 to October 22, 2020.


iRALL (International Research Association on Large Landslides) founded on 11th November 2015 is an non-governmental, non-political, non-profit-making and unaffiliated institution, aiming to promote large landslides knowledge. The scientific committee is a gathering of international leading experts on the large landslides. The secretariat of iRALL is based in the State Key Laboratory of Geohazard Prevention and Geoenvironment Protection (SKLGP), Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu, China.                                              

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The objectives of iRALL aim to promote

  • Cooperation and exchanges among scientists and engineers working on large landslides

  • Publicity of scientific large landslides knowledge

  • Capability of large landslides disaster prevention and mitigation 

iRALL Chairman

Dr. Runqiu HUANG, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the P.R.C

Vice Chairmen

Dr. Mauri MCSAVENEY, GNS Science, New Zealand

Dr. Alexander STROM, Geodynamics Research Center, JSC "Hydroproject Institute", Russia

Dr. David PETLEY, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr. Gonghui WANG, Kyoto University, Japan

Secretaries

Dr. Xuanmei FAN, Chengdu University of Technology, China

Dr. Wei HU, Chengdu University of Technology, China 


Online iRALL School 2020 offers a four-day high-level course for Ph.D students and postdocs from all over the world. The course is taught by international leading experts on the large landslides, focusing on investigation, analysis, and management of large landslides.


Topics

  • Occurrence of large/giant landslides:

- Types (rock avalanches, large rockslides, debris avalanches, etc.)
- Recognition criteria
- Geological context (morpho-structural setting, lithology, etc.).

  • Initiation and movement mechanism of large landslides

- Initiation mechanisms
- Triggers
- Runout analysis and modeling

  • Monitoring and early-warning of large landslides

- Monitoring and early-warning system

- In-site testing and monitoring with varied equipment

  • Large landslides prevention and mitigation and related protection strategies

- Hazard and risk analysis
- Risk scenarios
- Risk prevention and mitigation
- Early warning

  • Disaster-chain effects

- Causes and effects: mechanism

- numerical simulation

  • Frontier Progress and Research

 

Teaching staff

Dr. Xuanmei FAN, Chengdu University of Technology, China (Course director)

Dr. Wei HU, Chengdu University of Technology, China (Course director)

Dr. Alexander STROM, Geodynamics Research Center, JSC "Hydroproject Institute", Russia

Dr. Cees VAN WESTEN, ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Dr. Chris MASSEY, GNS Science, New Zealand

Dr. Filippo CATANI, University of Firenze, Italy

Dr. François Nicot, IRSTEA – Grenoble-Alpes University, France

Dr. Gonghui WANG, Kyoto University, Japan

Dr. Hans-Balder HAVENITH, University of Liege, Belgium

Dr. Janusz WASOWSKI, CNR, IRPI, Bari, Italy

Dr. Mauri MCSAVENEY, GNS Science, New Zealand (Emeritus)

Dr. Niek RENGERS, ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands (retired)

Dr. Pierre-Yves Hicher, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France

Dr. Qiang XU, Chengdu University of Technology, China

Dr. Roberto GRECO, Università degli studi della Campania 'L. Vanvitelli ', Italy

Dr. Runqiu HUANG, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the P.R.C

Dr. Theo VAN ASCH, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands (retired)

Dr. Vaughan GRIFFITHS, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Dr. Vincenzo DEL GAUDIO, University of Bari, Italy

Dr. Xiujun DONG., Chengdu University of Technology, China

Dr. Yunsheng WANG, Chengdu University of Technology, China

(To be added…)

 

Participation

Everyone is welcomed to attend online iRALL School 2020. The detailed course schedule and ZOOM platform link will be announced at the website of iRALL and CDUT later.

 

For more information, please visit :

http://en.sklgp.cdut.edu.cn/

http://irall.sklgp.cdut.edu.cn/


Contact information

Jie Liu, Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Tel: +86 28 84073193, +86 18583902793

Email: sklgp_cdut@126.com


Ting Shi, Assistant of Foreign Affairs

Tel: +86 28 84073685, +86 17783110646

Email: 986717778@qq.com




 

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