LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION. CHAPTER 25 - PERMAFROST

Chapter 25 is concerned with landslides in relation to permafrost. Section 1 explains what permafrost is and where it is located. Section 2 discusses the temperature distribution in a permafrost region and describes the two principal zones in North America: the continuous permafrost zone in the north and the discontinuous permafrost zone in the south. Section 3 examines the physical properties of permafrost. Types of permafrost slope movements are discussed in Section 4 and methods for controlling the stability of permafrost slopes are addressed in Section 5.

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  • Authors:
    • Tatt Jr, Rupert G
  • Publication Date: 1996

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 620-645
  • Monograph Title: LANDSLIDES: INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION
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  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030906208X
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  • Created Date: Jun 6 1996 12:00AM