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Mass wasting in coastal Alaska

Douglas N. Swanston

Mass wasting in coastal Alaska

by Douglas N. Swanston

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Published by Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Institute of Northern Forestry in Juneau, Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass-wasting -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas N. Swanston.
      SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper PNW ; 83
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD11 .A45614 no. 83, QE598.2 .A45614 no. 83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5015993M
      LC Control Number76603743

      Preventing, Delaying, Monitoring, and Mitigating Mass Wasting As already noted, we cannot prevent mass wasting in the long term as it is a natural and ongoing process; however, in many situations there are actions that we can take to reduce or mitigate its . During such storms beaches can erode rapidly and heavy wave action can cause rapid undercutting and mass-wasting events of cliffs along the coast, as noted above. Note that the El Niño driven storms on the west coast caused extensive coastal erosion in

      Proceedings of a Workshop on Slope Stability: problems and solutions in forest management, Seattle, Washington, February , by Workshop on Slope Stability (Book) 4 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Submarine mass movements are a hidden geohazard with large destructive potential for submarine installations and coastal areas. This hazard and associated risk is growing in proportion with increasing population of coastal urban agglomerations, industrial infrastructure, and coastal tourism.

      Media in category "Landslides in Alaska" The following 21 files are in this category, out of 21 total. HITCHCOCK() p DAWSON, FROM THE RIVER, SHOWING 1, × . 4-week time-lapse photography of the Arctic coast at Drew Point, AK shows mass wasting of the coastal sediments in July, Details. Date Taken: Thursday, J Length: Location Taken: AK, US. Videographer.


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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Views. A meter long slump that occurred in an area of thawing permafrost ().

Noatak National Preserve, Alaska. Mass wasting is the movement of rock and soil down slope under the influence of gravity. Rock falls, slumps, and debris flows are all examples of mass wasting.

Publisher: Juneau, Alaska:Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Institute of Northern Forestry, Floods in Alaska commonly result from coastal storm surge, ice jams in rivers, high precipitation events, or rapid thawing of winter snow and ice. Coastal floods are caused when storms move across the ocean and push water up onto the beach, which is called storm surge.

Landslide is a catch-all term that refers to mass movement of rock and. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Conversations At The Wall Coro De Camara Arcadia Brescia dei Bortoli's Podcast Doing Your Thing Pancakes with Joe 'Hack vTV - Cyberpunk TV' Bad Zoology.

Mass wasting in coastal Alaska. Mass-wasting Alaska. with principal concentrations on Revillagigedo and Prince of Wales Islands (fig. 4, area A).

A second area occurs south of the 58th par- allel, centered around Peril Strait on Baranof and Chichagof Islands (fig. 4, area B). Mass wasting in coastal Alaska. Colluvium (also colluvial material or colluvial soil) is a general name for loose, unconsolidated sediments that have been deposited at the base of hillslopes by either rainwash, sheetwash, slow continuous downslope creep, or a variable combination of these processes.

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Millar, in Treatise on Geomorphology, Introduction. Mass wasting is the gravity-driven movement of regolith down a slope, and does not require the operation of ice, water, or air. It is ubiquitous but tends to be most effective in mountainous areas, and plays a considerable role in the geomorphic evolution of a landscape.

Hoque and Pollard,Hoque and Pollard, studied block failures from a slope stability perspective and began to examine the relative influence of thermoerosional niches and ice wedges in the failure process. The underlying assumptions in both of these studies were: (a) that the failure surface is the Culmann's failure plane (PC as indicated in Fig.

2) and (b) the ice wedge extends. Mass wasting in coastal Alaska / By Douglas N. Swanston Topics: Alaska, Mass-wasting. Mass-wasting 62 works Search for books with subject Mass-wasting.

Search. Not in Library. The stability of natural slopes in the Mackenzie Valley J. Code Not in Library. Mass wasting in coastal Alaska Douglas N. Swanston Not in Library. Publishing History. Solifluction, flowage of water-saturated soil down a steep e permafrost is impermeable to water, soil overlying it may become oversaturated and slide downslope under the pull of that has been opened and weakened by frost action is most susceptible.

Movement is at a maximum rate of a few inches per day, eventually producing smooth, gentle, concave slopes.

Submarine mass movements and their consequences are of major concern for coastal communities and infrastructures but also for the exploitation and the development of seafloor resources. A tragic example of the vulnerability of coastal communities has been provided by the Indonesian tsunami of December Sinceas part of the scientific community efforts to minimize the impact of such.Poor drainage combined with the weight of fill material on steep side hills can lead to fill failures and mass wasting.

Purple book re 11 AAC (a),(b) Landings: location, construction, and opera­tion. in the portion of coastal Alaska from Cordova south.A landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope.

Landslides are a type of "mass wasting," which denotes any down-slope movement of soil and rock under the direct influence of gravity. The term "landslide" encompasses five modes of slope movement: falls, topples, slides, spreads, and flows.

These are further subdivided by the type of.