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Most of the changes noted, of course, reflect normal geological processes including slope failures, the movement of beach sands and gravels, and the downstream transport of stream sediments.
Laboratory rainfall-induced slope failure with moisture content measurement.
The effect of the parameter uncertainty on the probability of slope failure was explained by Tang et al.
Instrumented model slope failure due to water seepage," Journal of Natural Disaster Science, vol.
Publication of Zonation Manual for Rain-Induced Slope Failure (Asian Technical Committee No.
In 1968, the average annual cost of slope failure damage to Ohio highways was estimated at approximately $1 million (Fisher and others 1968).
1985; Royster, 1979), have received important attention (Cruz and Reyes, 2000; IADB, 1999), but there is still a need to identify agricultural practices that reduce vulnerability to slope failure.
As a result of the slope failure, the crew constructed sections of the cribwall off-site.
On the basis of the slope failure inducing factors and the natural slope parameters, appropriate mitigation measures were formulated.
The company's Geoweb geocell system allows slopes to be designed steeper than when infill is unconfined, as well as supporting sustainable vegetation that provides greater protection against erosion--and thus slope failure.
Because buckling of rock slabs is a common phenomenon of slope movements in sedimentary rocks, lots of studies have been conducted to understand the slip-buckling slope failure mechanism.
Keeping in view the likely future orientations of the slope faces at the quarry sites (Table-3) different slope failure cases are discussed.