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In the Libyan Sea, offshore southern Crete, there are two areas which may turn out to be of big interest as far as hydrocarbon exploration is concerned. The first one is the Herodotus Basin and the other is the Mediterranean Ridge. Evaluation of geological ...
Filed under: Geology -  Economic Geology
Reference: Pytheas Limited 30 March 2012
This report presents an emergency assessment of potential debris-flow hazards from basins burned by the 2011 Motor fire in the Sierra and Stanislaus National Forests,Calif. Statistical-empirical models are used to estimate the probability and volume of debrisflowsthat ...
Reference: Open-File Report 2011–1251
This work describes the extreme event of landslides occurred in January 2011 in the Rio de Janeiro mountainous region and discusses its relationship to the spatial and temporal variation of critical and prior rainfall. Interviews in the field let us establish ...
Reference: Proceedings of the Second World Landslide Forum – 3-7 October 2011, Rome
This chapter provides information on the potential and magnitude of mud floods and mudflows that may develop in Aspen due to rainfall events, snowmelt, or rain on snow events. This chapter also provides guidance on the design process for sites at risk for ...
Reference: Urban Runoff Management Plan, Rev 4/2010
Minimization differences on Cellular Automata approach to predict new inundated area of hot mudflow on LUSI mud eruption disaster which occurred in Sidoarjo area is proposed. There are three characteristics of hot mudflow that is unique such as surface material ...
Reference: International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, Volume XXXVIII, Part 8, Kyoto Japan 2010
<p>As a result of the widespread use of the landslide classifications of Varnes (1978) and Hutchinson (1988), certain terms describing common types of flow like mass movements have become entrenched in the language of engineering geology. Example terms include ...
Reference: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol VII, No. 3, August 2001, pp. 221-238
This paper presents the Bull Run Dam 2 which was built in an ancient landsldie
Reference: Vingtieme Congres des grands barrages, Beijin, 2000
New geochemical data on serpentinite muds and metamorphic clasts recovered during Ocean Drilling Program Legs 195 (Holes 1200A-1200E) and 125 (Holes 778A and 779A) provide insights into the proportions of rock types of various sources that compose the serpentinite ...
Reference: "Shinohara, M., Salisbury, M.H., and Richter, C. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results Volume 195"
This review emphasizes models in which debris behavior evolves in response to changing pore pressures and granular temperatures.
Reference: Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 1997. 25:85-138
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Japan Times   21 June 2016   Japan   Kumamoto  
<p>Torrential rain in Kumamoto Prefecture has left six people dead as of Tuesday from mudslides and widespread flooding in the region, authorities reported.</p><p>The Meteorological Agency said the rainfall in Kyushu is the highest received in several years.</p ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Geological Society   29 February 2016   UK   Burlington House  
<p>In late July 2015, accelerated snow and glacier melting, caused by unusually high temperatures, triggered severe mudflows and flooding in Pamir Mountains in the central Tajikistan. As a result of the mudflows, a large debris fan was deposited and extended ...
DSCOVRD   14 December 2015   Canada   Peel Plateau  
<p>Peel Plateau Lake after the drainage event.<br />Northwest Territories Geological Survey<br />Peel Plateau Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories looks a lot different now than it did a week ago thanks to a dramatic -- yet expected -- drainage event.</p> <p>Canada's ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Aljazeera   22 November 2015   Brazil   Rio Doce  
<p>A mudflow thick with toxic mining waste, which initially spilled earlier this month from the collapse of two tailings dams into a main river in southeast Brazil, has now reached the Atlantic Ocean, says Brazil's environmental agency, Ibama.</p> <p>Ibama ...