Assignment 7:
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.

6) Discuss the role of water in mass movements.
7) Suggest alternatives to guide people to mitigate mass wasting in your area.
8) Discuss subsidence as a potential geohazard in our State.
9) Explain the role of the geological setting in landslide mitigation.
10) Describe in detail at least three cases of mass movement.
11) Describe two triggering mechanisms for landslides
12) Describe at least three ways in which development on hillsides may aggravate landslide hazards.
 13) Give two ways to recognize soil creep.
14) Explain the distinction between  falls, slides, and flows.
15) Discuss common slope stabilization techniques including physical modifications to the slope itself or the addition of stabilizing features.
 

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