SLOPE PROCESSES

SLOPE PROCESSES

March 17, 2019 admin 0

Slopes are the most common landforms on Earth, and, although most slopes appear stable and static, they are dynamic, evolving systems. Slopes are not generally […]

Earthflow

Earthflow

March 8, 2019 admin 0

Earthflows can occur on gentle to moderate slopes, generally in fine grained soil, commonly clay or silt, but also in very weathered, clay-bearing bedrock. The […]

Debris Avalanche

Debris Avalanche

February 14, 2019 admin 0

Debris avalanches are essentially large, extremely rapid, often open-slope flows formed when an unstable slope collapses and the resulting fragmented debris is rapidly transported away […]

Stabilization measures

Stabilization measures

February 13, 2019 admin 0

In this case we will consider and shows contrasting examples of rock slopes with respect to rock strength and structural geology. In first example, the […]

Debris Flows

Debris Flows

January 30, 2019 admin 1

A flow is a spatially continuous movement in which the surfaces of shear are short-lived, closely spaced, and usually not preserved. The component velocities in […]

Mine landslide triggered quakes

January 4, 2019 admin 1

Last year’s gigantic landslide at a Utah copper mine probably was the biggest nonvolcanic slide in North America’s modern history, and included two rock avalanches […]