Landslides

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Created Dec 7, 2010
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vankoug

 

 
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1
What are the three major players of a landslide?
 
1. Climate and Meteorological Events 2. Lithology, structural controls, gradient and surface...
2
Define mass wasting?
 
The downslope movement of rock or colluvium due to gravity
3
What are the four main types of mass wasting?
 
1. fall 2. slide 3. slump-flow 4.creep
4
What are the four variables of landslides?
 
-type of material -type of movement -water content -velocity
5
What are the three factors triggering landslides:
 
a) Climatic Triggers- short term meteorological events.                                     ...


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