Rockfalls monitoring along eastern coastal cliffs of the Favignana Island (Egadi, Sicily): Preliminary remarks

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dc.contributor.author Falconi L.
dc.contributor.author Peloso A.
dc.contributor.author Puglisi C.
dc.contributor.author Screpanti A.
dc.contributor.author Tatì A.
dc.contributor.author Verrubbi V.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-19T14:03:45Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-19T14:03:45Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319094083
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319094076
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10840/7366
dc.description.abstract Favignana island (Sicily, Italy) is a historical and environmental attraction site frequented by tourists during the long warm season of the year. For several centuries the calcareous sandstone outcropping in the east side of the island has been extracted and used as building stone. Actually the quarries and the caves are undergoing to erosional and gravitational processes that are influencing the touristic use. As well as putting at risk the safety of people attending the area, the diffused rock falls are likely to jeopardize sites of great anthropological value that, once destroyed, can no longer be reconstructed. An integrated monitoring project of the cliffs is aimed to identify the most active areas and to provide support to the local government’s policies in the implementation of mitigation measures. If adequate measures will be taken in the future, operators and users of the tourist circuit will have the opportunity to enjoy these amazing areas with lower level of landslide risk. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. it_IT
dc.language.iso en it_IT
dc.publisher Springer International Publishing it_IT
dc.relation.ispartof Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 8: Preservation of Cultural Heritage it_IT
dc.title Rockfalls monitoring along eastern coastal cliffs of the Favignana Island (Egadi, Sicily): Preliminary remarks it_IT
dc.type Capitolo di libro it_IT
dc.description.riferimenti Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84944546312
dc.description.sede-enea Centro Ricerche Casaccia it_IT
dc.description.sede-enea Centro Ricerche Frascati it_IT
dc.relation.pagenumber 287-292 it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Favignana Island it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Italy it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Monitoring it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Rock falls it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Sicily it_IT
dc.subject.tipologia-enea Caratterizzazione, Prevenzione e Risanamento Ambientale it_IT
dc.description.info Authors: Falconi L., Peloso A., Puglisi C., Screpanti A., Tatì A., Verrubbi V. it_IT
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-09408-3_50
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