Participation to the project ParaChute (Rockfall along a railway line in Quebec)

The group-Risk ISTE (M. Jaboyedoff) is participating to the project ParaChute dedicated to rockfall hazard mapping along a railway line in western Québec. This project is led by Prof. J. Locat and Dr C. Cloutier from the LERN at University LAVAL.

M. Jaboyedoff participated to the second workshop of the project which held at ULAVAL in Quebec City in order to plan the summer field works. The private company in charge of the railway line exploitation was participating a well as Several governmental agencies.

Link to an example of train derailment problem in Quebec