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The bedrock and surficial geologic map of the Satan Butte and Greasewood 7.5' quadrangles was completed in a cooperative effort of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Navajo Nation to provide regional geologic information for management and planning ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Open-File Report 2013–1007
Christchurch City Council requested GNS Science to carry out geomorphic mapping of the near-surface materials and processes present in the Port Hills of Christchurch. The purpose of this work is to provide information relating to near-surface geological materials ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2012/15. 21 p + maps (91 p)
The protective effect of forests against rockfall cannot be neglected in risk management. This is, of course, under the condition that a considerable slope length in the transit area is forested and that a tree diameter distribution which can provide sufficient ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Landslides and engineered slopes: protecting society through improved understanding. Taylor and Francis Group, London: pp 117 – 127.
<p>Firstly, the report will discuss landslide susceptibility mapping methodologies including geomorphological mapping, physically-based models, heuristic and statistical approaches, review methodological comparison studies, terrain division approaches, temporal ...
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Rock fall hazard assessment and hazard mapping are essential for the risk management of vulnerable areas. This paper analyses some issues concerning fragmental rock fall hazard mapping methodologies.
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 1095–1109, 2009
Landslides are a recurring problem on hillslopes throughout the Puget Lowland, Washington, but can be difficult to identify in the densely forested terrain. However, digital terrain models of the bare-earth surface derived from LIght Detection And Ranging ...
Reference: Open-File Report 2008-1292
This paper describes the study of Eastern side of Gibraltar Rock including: the detailed mapping of the slope and the cliff using terrestrial laser scanning the collection of data to determine the size of the rock blocks that are likely to leave the cliff ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: IAEG2006 Paper number 377
In the preparation of geotechnical maps and plans related to engineering problems, the prompt handling of large volumes of information related to geotechnical data and the results is only possible through the use of software such as the Geographical Information ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 211
The accuracy of forest stand type maps derived from a Landsat Thematic Mapper (Landsat TM) image of a heterogeneous forest covering rugged terrain is generally low. Therefore, the first objective of this study was to assess whether topographic correction of ...
Reference: Forest Ecology and Management 183 (2003) 31–46
The need for hydrological research, basic as well as applied, is substantial to help rationally manage the world’s water resources. To satisfy this need, and the interest of Member States, UNESCO, in 1975, launched a long-term intergovernmental programme, ...
Reference: IHP-VI, SERIES ON GROUNDWATER NO. 2 UNESCO, 2002