International cooperation for solving the avalanche problem in Turkey

Gurer I.

NATURAL HAZARDS, vol.18, no.1, pp.77-85, 1998 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1008013710228
  • Journal Name: NATURAL HAZARDS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-85
  • Keywords: international cooperation, snow avalanches, avalanche mapping and protection


Due to its geographical location, geology and topography, Turkey mainly undergoes three different types of natural disasters related to gravity flows. They are floods, landslides and snow avalanches.