The paper outlines the general principles of slope hazard definition in mountainous areas in tropical and sub-tropical regions. It presents a summary of the main approaches to slope hazard assessment. Strategies are outlined for hazard assessment on new road alignments and on existing networks. Finally, examples are given of the use of environmental monitoring in eastern Nepal, and on the use of the Indonesian Slope Information System.
World Road Association (PIARC) - Technical Committee C12 Seminar in Nepal, March 2003. pp. 30