Landslides

Some articles on landslides, landslide:

Submarine Landslide - Causes - Oversteepening
... and can result in the triggering of submarine landslides ... contribute towards the initiation of a landslide event ... Norwegian continental slope where the location of landslides such as Storegga and Traenadjupet is related to weak geological layers ...
Landslide Mitigation
... Landslide mitigation refers to lessening the effect of landslides by constructing various man made projects on slopes which are vulnerable to landslides ... Landslides can be triggered by many often concomitant causes ... areas, do not allow a reconstruction of the evolution of the occurred landslide ...
Submarine Landslide
... Submarine landslides are marine landslides that transport sediment across the continental shelf and into the deep ocean ... A submarine landslide is initiated when the downwards driving stress (gravity and other factors) exceeds the resisting stress of the seafloor slope material causing movements along one or more concave to planar ... Submarine landslides take place in a variety of different settings including planes as low as 1° and can cause significant damage to both life and property ...
Pymble Railway Station - Landslides
... During early 2012 and mid 2012,several landslides occurred to the north of the station where the line passes through a cutting ... wall was installed on the side of the line, hopefully preventing further landslides in the area ...
Soonami - Generation Mechanisms - Landslides
... believed possible could be caused by giant submarine landslides ... Their existence was confirmed in 1958, when a giant landslide in Lituya Bay, Alaska, caused the highest wave ever recorded, which had a height of 524 metres (over 1700 feet) ... Scientists discovered that extremely large landslides from volcanic island collapses can generate megatsunamis that can cross oceans ...