Abilities (what you learned):
By the end of this chapter you should be able to:
1) Explain the
relationship of flooding and mass movements.
2) Discuss in
detail the Mass Movements or mass wasting phenomena in our State, County
and City. Describe at least three ways in which urban development may trigger
or aggravate landslide hazards.
3) Discuss subsidence
as a potential geohazard in our State.
4) Explain the
role of the geological setting in landslide mitigation.
5) Describe in
detail at least three cases of mass movement. Explain in general terms
why landslides occur.
the role of water in mass movements.
alternatives to guide people to mitigate mass wasting in your area.
subsidence as a potential geohazard in our State.
the role of the geological setting in landslide mitigation.
in detail at least three cases of mass movement.
two triggering mechanisms for landslides
at least three ways in which development on hillsides may aggravate landslide
Give two ways to recognize soil creep.
the distinction between falls, slides, and flows.
common slope stabilization techniques including physical modifications
to the slope itself or the addition of stabilizing features.
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