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Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory.

Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah.
    • Subjects:
    • Landslides -- Utah.,
    • Geodynamics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1842
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1842, etc.
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <2-3, 6 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2147906M
      LC Control Number88600391

      The term landslide or less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows, and debris ides occur in a variety of environments, characterized by either steep or gentle slope gradients, from mountain ranges to coastal cliffs or even underwater, in . Wedding evolution and ecology, this book extends evolutionary theory by formally including niche construction and ecological inheritance as additional evolutionary processes. The authors support their historic move with empirical data, theoretical population genetics, and conceptual models. So, for example, a landslide started by a mountain Reviews: 7.

      A generalized landslide map of Utah with more t mapped landslides shown in red (Utah Geological Survey compilation). Landslide Warning Signs Early recognition of landslide move-ment can be critical in attempts to avoid and/or minimize damage to property and structures. The fol-lowing signs may indicate landslide movement. A.A. Balkema aerial photographs analysis Association of Engineering avalanche borehole Brabb Bulletin California caused Chapter clay colluvium costs cracks Cromwell Gorge damage debris flows depth displaced mass displaced material drainage earth earthquake Engineering Geology estimated evaluation extensometers factor of safety factors field 5/5(1).

      A landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope. Landslides are a type of "mass wasting," which denotes any down-slope movement of soil and rock under the direct influence of gravity. The term "landslide" encompasses five modes of slope movement: falls, topples, slides, spreads, and flows. These are. • To understand geomorphological processes of various environment. • To detect natural and environmental hazards efficiently, e.g. earthquake, flooding, landslide, tsunami, volcanism etc. • To identify various landform features and landscapes • To identify various landform features from satellite images • Coastal and river research.


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LANDSLIDE PROCESSES IN UTAH-OBSERVATION AND THEORY Landslides and Debris Flows in Ephraim Canyon, Central Utah By Rex L Baum1 and Robert W. Fleming1 Abstract Landslides and debris flows occurred in bedrock and surficial deposits of Ephraim Canyon, on the west side of the Wasatch Plateau, in central Utah, during the spring of Cited by: 2.

U.S. Geological Survey bulletin, C.; Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory, ch. Edition/Format: Print book: National government publication: English View all editions and formats. Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory, ch. C; U.S. Geological Survey bulletin, C.

Edition/Format: eBook: Document: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Landslides -- Utah -- Ephraim Canyon. Mass-wasting -- Utah -- Ephraim Canyon.

Description and analysis of deformational structures and of spatial and temporal patterns of movement of the landslide. Description: v, 34 pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Series Title: U.S. Geological Survey bulletin, F.; Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory, ch.

Other Titles. The book focuses on landslide dynamics, mechanisms and processes along with hazard mitigation using geo-engineering, structural, geophysical and numerical tools.

The book contains a wealth of the latest information on all aspects of theory, practices and modelling tools and techniques involved in prediction, prevention, monitoring, mitigation.

Natural landslide dams are formed by the tremendous amount of rock fall, soil, and debris that often fall or slide into rivers and streams, blocking their flow, and in many cases causing water to form a lake above the blockage. These natural landslide dams may persist for periods from several minutes to millennia (Costa and Schuster, The book contains a wealth of the latest information on all aspects of theory, practices and modelling tools and techniques involved in prediction, prevention, monitoring, mitigation and risk analysis of landslide hazards.

This book will bring the reader up to date on the latest trends in landslide studies and will help planners, engineers. Baum, R.L., and Johnson, A.M.,Steady movement of landslides in fine-grained soils--A model for sliding over an irregular slip surface, chap.

D of Landslide processes in Utah--Observation and theory: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletinp. AVAILABILITY OF BOOKS AND MAPS OF THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY LANDSLIDE PROCESSES IN UTAH OBSERVATION AND THEORY. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MANUEL LUJAN, JR., Secretary IV.

Series: Landslide processes in Utah observation and theory ; ch. QEB9 no. D [QEU5] s dc20. LANDSLIDE PROCESSES IN UTAH-OBSERVATION AND THEORY Measurement of Slope Deformation Using Quadrilaterals By Rex L Baum1, Arvid M.

Johnson2, and Robert W. Fleming1 Abstract Quadrilaterals, four-sided figures defined by survey stakes at their four corners, were used to measure.

This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes, and deals with Landslide processes, including: field data and monitoring techniques, prediction and forecasting of landslide occurrence, regional landslide inventories and dating studies, modeling of slope instabilities and secondary hazards (e.g.

impulse waves and landslide-induced tsunamis, landslide dam. The Landslide Handbook— this book. Thanks also to those who gave permission to use their previously published text, especially Paula Gori who supported the entire handbook process and provided advice and encouragement.

This is Geological Survey of Canada Contribution. Combined with anthropogenic factors, especially the development and settlement of unstable terrain, landslides (as natural processes) have become natural disasters. This book charts our understanding of landslide processes, prediction methods, and related land use issues.

How and where do landslides initiate. Landslides: A Guide to Researching Landslide Phenomena and Processes: /ch Landslide research is an interdisciplinary field that primarily encompasses scientists from geomorphology, engineering geology, and geotechnical engineering.

This book responds to such questions with: • Synopses of how various land uses and management activities influence landslide behavior • Analyses of earth surface processes that affect landslide frequency and extent • Examples of prediction techniques and methods of landslide hazard assessment, including scales of application.

Landslide Types and Processes David J. Varnes3 It is the purpose of this chapter to re-view the whole range of earth move-ments that may properly be regarded as landslides and to classify these move-ments according to factors that have some bearing on prevention or control.

As defined for use in this volume the. Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice contains the invited lectures and all papers presented at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, (Naples, Italy, June ).

The book aims to emphasize the relationship between landslides and other natural hazards. Hence, three of the main sessions focus on Volcanic-induced landslides, Earthquake. ApSage Vista Lane Landslide, Cedar Hills. MarchEast Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery Landslides, Provo. MaKanab Creek Landslide, Kane County.

FebruSouth Weber Landslide, South Weber. –Wildfires and Debris Flows in Northern Utah. JDebris Flows near Spring Lake & Santaquin. of processes that result in the downward and outward movement of slope-forming materials including rock, soil, artificial fill, or a com-bination of these.

The materials may move by falling, toppling, sliding, spreading, or flowing. Figure 1 shows a graphic illustration of a landslide, with the commonly accepted terminology describing its features.

Abstract. Coseismic landslides are important effects of strong earthquakes and one of the most poorly understood. Such landslides are driven by inertial forces acting on slopes and can vary in size from individual rock blocks of a few m 3 in volume to catastrophic rock avalanches of many Mm 3, which can claim many thousands of capability of an earthquake to trigger a landslide.

Experience, Theory and Practice book. Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, June ) Edited By Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published .Landslide processes in Utah--observation and theory, ch. D.; U.S. Geological Survey bulletin, D. Other Titles: Model for sliding over an irregular slip surface Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) Responsibility: by Rex L.

Baum and Arvid M. Johnson.A landslide is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such asrock fall s, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows.

The term therefore describes a movement of a mass of rocks or soil from a higher point to a lower one. A complete definition of a landslide event could be the following.