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Document title

The importance of earthquake-induced landslides to long-term slope erosion and slope-failure hazards in seimically active regions

published at : Geomorphology and natural hazards

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KEEFER D.K. ;

Abstract

This paper describes a general method for determining the amount of earthquake-induced landsliding that occurs in a seismically active region over time; this determination can be used as a quantitative measure of the long-term hazard from seimically triggered landslides as well as measure of the importance of this process to regional slope-erosion rates and landscape evolution. Comparisons with other slope processes indicate that earthquake-induced landslides are the predominant agents of slope erosion on the island of Hawaii, in the San Francisco Bay region, And in western New Guinea

Source

Congrès

Symposium No25, Binghamton , ETATS-UNIS (24/09/1994)

published at : Geomorphology / ISSN 0169-555X

Editor : Elsevier, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1987)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 10, no 1-4 [pp. 265-284]

Bibliographic references : 54 ref.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 21151

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