GEOL 1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Point Bar, Cut Bank, Regrading

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21 Sep 2020
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Hao Tran
htran170@ivc.edu
Physical Geology
Notes: Geol 1
LANDSLIDES
Landslide a sudden movement of rock and debris down a “non-vertical” slope
Snow Avalanche a turbulent cloud of snow mixed with air
Rock/Debris Falls free-falling of a mass detached from a steep vertical cliff
What creates force for slope failure?
Earthquakes
Storms
Signs for slope failure:
Gaps
Wedging open
Overhang
Possible factors for changing the slope strength:
Weathering
Water
Vegetation cover (plant cover)
Preventing mass movements:
Revegetation
Regrading
Reducing surface water
The Earth System:
Atmosphere air and gas
Hydrosphere water, ice, clouds
Biosphere organisms and related environments
Lithosphere Earth’s rocky surface-plate (crust)
Mantle
Core
Where does a stream come from?
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