TITLE

Damage to Buildings in Large Slope Rock Instabilities Monitored with the PSInSARâ„¢ Technique

AUTHOR(S)
Frattini, Paolo; Crosta, Giovanni B.; Allievi, Jacopo
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Remote Sensing;Oct2013, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p4753
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The slow movement of active deep-seated slope gravitational deformations (DSGSDs) and deep-seated rockslides can cause damage to structures and infrastructures. We use Permanent Scatterers Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry (PSInSARâ„¢) displacement rate data for the analysis of DSGSD/rockslide activity and kinematics and for the analysis of damage to buildings. We surveyed the degree of damage to buildings directly in the field, and we tried to correlate it with the superficial displacement rate obtained by the PSInSARâ„¢ technique at seven sites. Overall, we observe that the degree of damage increases with increasing displacement rate, but this trend shows a large dispersion that can be due to different causes, including: the uncertainty in the attribution of the degree of damage for buildings presenting wall coatings; the complexity of the deformation for large phenomena with different materials and subjected to differential behavior within the displaced mass; the absence of differential superficial movements in buildings, due to the large size of the investigated phenomena; and the different types of buildings and their position along the slope or relative to landslide portions.
ACCESSION #
91677703

 

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