With reference to the rockfall risk estimation and the planning of rockfall protection devices, one of the most critical and most discussed problems is the correct definition of the design block by taking into account its return period. In this paper, a methodology for the assessment of the design block linked with its return time is proposed and discussed, following a statistical approach. The procedure is based on the survey of the blocks that were already detached from the slope and had accumulated at the foot of the slope in addition to the available historical data.
|Titolo:||Estimation of the return period of rockfall blocks according to their size|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2017|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.5194/nhess-17-103-2017|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|
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