South Australia & NT Chapter

Rissa and Pizza

Video Presentation

A drammatic and fascinating landslide occurred in the Norwegian town of Rissa in 1978. It was a retrogressive landslide in the notorious quick soils of Scandinavia and Canada. In this superb 45 minute, NGI Norwegian Geotechnical Institute produced video, drammatic footage of the landslide was preseted as it unfolded, as well as rescue operations and the subsequent investigations and remediation of the slopes. In addition, fascinating treatment of quick clays was presented. Supper consisted of pizza. Attendees were fed, both intellectually and bodily.

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