By J.-C. Flageollet (auth.), Dr. Riccardo Casale, Dr. Claudio Margottini (eds.)
Scientific reserach on average failures is now imposing new methodologies and aproaches as outcomes of: 1. mutating effect of maximum common occasions in line with societal swap like land use, lifelines, communications, transportation, etc.; 2. improvement which declare for brand spanking new city and business territories, frequently in danger companies components; three. effect of recent society on typical weather variability (climate swap) and con sequently, on spatial and temporal frequency of maximum occasions regarding hydro logical cycle. As outcome of the above pointed out goods it is vital to increase a world method of territory with a view to comprehend reciprocous impact among weather dynamics with their severe effects like floods and landslides and socio-eco nomic improvement. In this type of method, and in line with societal switch, clinical re seek on floods and landslides is starting to unfastened the classical mono disciplinary method and it really is growing to be a technology of the hydrological methods. The path on "Floods and Landslides: built-in hazard overview" held in Orvieto (Italy) 19-26 may well 1996, has been organised through the eu fee particularly with the purpose of shifting to younger eu scientists those new perspectives, as a way to give a contribution to a destiny medical neighborhood, able to stand with the long run environ psychological problems.