Landslides_Study_Guide_-_GEOL_1001

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Landslides/Mass Movements Study Guide – GEOL 1001.4 Spring 2009 Terms to know and understand: Creep Slump Angle of Repose Debris flow Landslide Some important questions to examine: What roles do human activity have in mass movements? What are four factors that influence the type of mass movement that will occur?
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Unformatted text preview: What are the factors that influence slope stability? What role does vegetation play in slope stability? Before buying land what would you look for to minimize the likelihood that mass movements might make the site unsuitable for building a home?...
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