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By J.-C. Flageollet (auth.), Dr. Riccardo Casale, Dr. Claudio Margottini (eds.)

Scientific reserach on traditional failures is now enforcing new methodologies and aproaches as outcomes of: 1. mutating influence of utmost typical occasions in accordance with societal switch like land use, lifelines, communications, transportation, etc.; 2. improvement which declare for brand spanking new city and commercial territories, frequently in risk services parts; three. effect of contemporary society on common weather variability (climate swap) and con­ sequently, on spatial and temporal frequency of utmost occasions on the topic of hydro­ logical cycle. As end result of the above pointed out goods it is vital to enhance an international method of territory as a way to comprehend reciprocous impact among weather dynamics with their severe outcomes like floods and landslides and socio-eco­ nomic improvement. In this kind of approach, and according to societal swap, clinical re­ seek on floods and landslides is commencing to unfastened the classical mono disciplinary procedure and it really is growing a technology of the hydrological approaches. The direction on "Floods and Landslides: built-in possibility review" held in Orvieto (Italy) 19-26 may well 1996, has been organised by way of the eu fee in particular with the purpose of shifting to younger ecu scientists those new perspectives, so as to give a contribution to a destiny clinical neighborhood, able to stand with the longer term environ­ psychological problems.

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