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<p>This paper presents an integrated data management system which was developed over a number of years as well as the advantages through a specific application. The presented case study illustrates how the high production slopes of a mine that exceed depths ...
Reference: Open Geosci. 2016; 8:694–699
<p>Thin coastal dykes typically found in developing countries may suddenly collapse due to rapid land subsidence, material ageing, sea-level rise, high wave attack, earthquakes, landslides, or a collision with vessels. Such a failure could trigger dam-break ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1629–1638, 2016
<p>In recent times the natural hazards in India &amp; all around the world are increasing day by day. Many of the hazards are happening due do man made activities. One such example of man -made hazard is landslide. One such landslide which came under news ...
Reference: Global Journal Of Engineering Science And Researches 2016
<p>Mining exploration is widely spread throughout Kazakhstan and it is an important part of the country&rsquo;s economy. However, mining can create landslides, as well as both surface and groundwater pollution.<br />The purpose of this research is to model ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: Journal of Environmental Hydrology, Volume 23, Paper 9, September 2015
<p>Flow-like landslides are rapidly moving fluid&ndash;solid mixtures that can cause significant destruction along paths that run far from their original sources. Existing models for run out prediction and motion simulation of flow-like landslides have many ...
Reference: Geophys. J. Int. (2015) 201, 1534–1544, GJI Geodynamics and tectonics
<p>Landslide is one of the most common disasters of open-pit mine because of the characteristics of high slope body, large gradient and frequent blasting vibration. This paper takes the main field of Baiyun&rsquo;ebo iron mine as an example.</p>
Reference: 10th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG (2015)
<p>In the framework of landslide risk reduction, predicting the time of occurrence of a slope failure is a goal of major importance. The task is far from simple, since it is practically impossible to account for the large number of controlling variables and ...
Reference: Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 1 (2015)
<p>Quantifying how hillslopes respond to river incision and climate change is fundamental to understanding the evolution of uplifting landscapes during glacial-interglacial cycles. We investigated the interplay among uplift, river incision, and hillslope response ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Geological Society of America Bulletin 2014
<p>This paper describes landslides and slope stability evaluation in the urban area of Kruja, Albania. Kruja is a historical and heritage center, due to the existence of many important cultural monuments, including &ldquo;Skanderbeg&rdquo; castle and Bazaar ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 545–556, 2014
<p>This paper presented the reactivated mechanism of Badu landslide according to site investigations, monitoring, finite element and limit equilibrium analyses.<br />Finite element analysis incorporating a stability analysis with the finite element stress-based ...
Reference: Environmental Earth Sciences
Software by  Quanterra
CONEFALL: a program for the quick preliminary estimation of the rock-fall potential of propagation zones. The principle of the program is rather simple. A block can propagate if the slope is sufficiently steep. Physically consider that if the slope is steeper ...
Software by  USGS
<p>The Product Distribution Layer (PDL) is a USGS platform for exchanging information about seismic events such as earthquakes and landslides. It provides a standard method for bundling textual and multimedia data into a package called a product.</p> <p>Products ...
Software by  USGS
<p>SLAMMER is a Java program that facilitates performing a variety of sliding-block analyses to evaluate seismic slope performance. Functionalities include both rigorous and simplified analyses of rigid sliding blocks (i.e. Newmark analysis) and flexible sliding ...
Software by  eqorisQ
<p>Slidefor<sup>NET</sup> is an online tool that estimates the degree of protection of a forest regarding shallow landsliding given the defined slope and forest conditions. It is based on a slope stability analysis that accounts for lateral reiforcement of ...
Software by  GeoStru Software
This program carries out the analysis of soil or rock slope stability both in static and seismic states utilizing the limit equilibrium methods of Fellenius, Bishop, Janbu, Bell, Sarma, Spencer, Morgenstern & Price and Discrete elements method (DEM) for circular ...
<p>Analog Extensometer is a sensor of electric current output type to measure displacement on the ground surface. The displacement is measured by change of the wire length between two (2) points that one is at a fixed site and another is at a moving area. ...
The Torshear machine is dedicated to the determination of the residual shear strength. The residual shear strength of soils is sometimes also termed the ultimate shear strength. This is the strength of soil when it is sheared to large displacements, for example ...
<p>Digital Q-Tilt 6000 system consists of the probe &ldquo;Digital Q-Tilt 6000 (Model-4480)&rdquo; to measure inclination and handy logger &ldquo;Handy Logger Digital Q-Tilt (Model-4470)&rdquo; to read / storage the monitoring data. These instruments are for ...
Digitilt inclinometers are used to monitor lateral movements in embankments and landslide areas, deflections of retaining walls and piles, and deformations of excavation walls, tunnels, and shafts. The inclination of the probe body is measured by two force-balanced ...
The Dynamic Back Pressured Shearbox (GDSBPS) is used for static and dynamic direct shear testing on soil specimens with control of sample pore pressures. The control of pore pressure during direct shear testing allows real-world situations to be modelled in ...
<p>LinQ-Tilt is stationary type inclinometer to measure inclination in the underground and installed at multi layers in a borehole using dedicated casing pipe.<br>This can be applied for landslide monitoring and civil work supervision, such as shield tunnel, ...
<p>2D monitoring for movements and displacements<br /><br />The IBIS-FL interferometric radar is a highly innovative technology for 2D monitoring of displacements and movements in slopes and structures. Required to prevent or forecast natural disasters that ...
<p>Interferometric Mine Slope and Landslide Radar Solution</p> <p>The use of slope monitoring radar is now the standard practice for the active monitoring of slope in open pit mines and for safety critical landslide monitoring with the aim of providing alerts ...
<p>Integral Water Level Meter consists of water level meter &amp; data logger in the probe and power source &amp; data transmission in the top part. Every equipment / function is unified into one (1) unit as an integrated water level meter.<br>This is a remote ...
The Model 4427 Long Range Displacement Meter is ideally suited for the measurement of large displacements associated with landslides. The Model 4427 can also be used for monitoring the movement of boulders, snow, etc., on unstable slopes.<br><br><b>Specifications</b>:<br>Standard ...
CNN   19 July 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) A portion of California's scenic Highway 1 reopened Wednesday more than a year after a major landslide buried the road, transportation officials said.<br />The landslide at Mud Creek in 2017 heaped six million tons of rock and dirt on about a quarter ...
Filed under: Construction News
Express   17 July 2018   Russia  
<p>ONE of the 2018 World Cup stadiums has been severely damaged by a landslide just two days after the France v Croatia final.<br>Heavy rain triggered landslides on an embankment near the Volgograd Stadium.</p>
EYEWITNESS NEWS   14 July 2018   Myanmar  
<p>YANGON - A landslide killed at least 15 people in northern Myanmar on Saturday, with 45 others injured after the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region, a local official said.<br />Miners searching for the precious mineral were buried by muddy ...
<p>A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.</p> <p>A mountain lake in Panjsher, a province north of ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
BBC NEWS   10 July 2018   Japan   Okayama  
<p>At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.</p> <p>It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.</p> <p>Rescuers ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
NDTV   29 June 2018   India  
<p>MANALI: Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Marhi, 30 kilometres from Manali, blocking the Manali-Leh National Highway-3. The blockage is likely to affect motorists who plan their road trips to the one of the most celebrated highways ...
RT Question More   24 June 2018   New Zealand  
<p>A New Zealand motorist had a remarkably lucky escape after he narrowly avoided being crushed by a powerful landslide &ndash; and still managed to film the dramatic brush with death.</p>
FIRSTPOST   14 June 2018   India   Kerala  
<p>Thiruvananthapuram: Four people, including three children, died and at least 10 others were reported missing after a landslide struck a remote village in Kozhikode district on Thursday, as heavy rainfall continued to batter northern Kerala.<br />With this, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<p>MILLVALE (KDKA) &ndash; The crushing impact of the hillside is obvious in 37 and 33 Spring Street.</p> <p>From the air, the size of the slide is almost beyond belief as it progressively puts more and more pressure on the homes.</p> <p>Karl Cavanaugh is ...
The Weather Channel   06 June 2018   Colombia   Cauca river  
<p>A dam under construction in Colombia has caused big problems for thousands who live downstream. Mudslides caused plugged water-release tunnels, sending water levels up and leading to evacuations. Locals now worry daily about what could happen if additional ...