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Lecture 14 - Mass Wasting

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Department
Earth Sciences
Course
Earth Sciences 1022A/B
Professor
Stephen R Hicock
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 14Mass Wasting y Controls and Triggers o GravityAlways pulling rock regolith and soil down slopes More effective if y Water saturates materials on slopesreduces cohesion friction and adds weight y Oversteepened Slopes from undercutting loss of support y Vegetation Removal plants roots anchor and stabilize soil y Earthquakes dislodge slope materials start landslides y Classification o Based on types of materials motion and speed involvedSlump rotation of a block of slope materials along a sliding surface occurs when material slips downslopeRockslide common wh
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