17 May 2011
I am today presenting a keynote lecture at the Geohazards 5 conference in Kelowna, British Columbia in Canada. The title of the talk is “Attabad landslide crisis in Hunza, Pakistan – lessons for the management of valley blocking landslides”. The written paper is available here:
Petley, D.N. 2011. Attabad landslide crisis in Hunza, Pakistan – lessons for the management of valley blocking landslides. In: Proceedings of the Geohazard 5 Conference, Kelowna, Canada: 11_01 Geohazards 5 Attabad final
The presentation is available as a PDF here: 11_05 Geohazards 5 keynote Petley 1 or as an Authorstream presentation, from which the powerpoint file can be downloaded.
Meanwhile, The Nation is reporting that the estimated time to restore the road is “more three years”, and notes the likely impact on cross border trade with China.