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King's geographers attend LAMPRE meeting in Barcelona

Posted on 09/07/2013

Five academics and researchers from the Department of Geography, King's College London are taking part in a LAMPRE (Landslide Modelling and tools for vulnerability assessment preparedness and recovery management) three day grant meeting in Barcelona 10-13 July 2013.

Bruce D Malamud

Nick Drake

Monika Mihir

Bernardo Mota

Faith Taylor

The FP7 LAMPRE project proposes to execute innovative research and technological developments to increase GMES limited operational capacity to cope with triggered landslide events and their consequences, in Europe and elsewhere. LAMPRE will enhance landslide risk mitigation/preparedness efforts and post-event-landslide recovery and reconstruction activities, in highly vulnerable geographic and geologic regions. The project improves the ability to detect/map landslides, assess/forecast the impact of triggered landslide events on vulnerable elements, and model landscape changes caused by slope failures.

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