A dynamic comprehensive method for landslide control

Z. Wei, S. Li, Jian-Guo Wang, L. Wan

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    Abstract

    A slope failure is developed due to progressive external loads and deteriorations of slope geomaterials, thus forming a progressive and dynamic development and occurrence of landslides. Site geological properties and other active factors such as hydrodynamic load and human activities are complex and usually unknown, thus this dynamic development and occurrence of landslides can only be understood through the progressive accumulation of knowledge on the landslides. For such a progressive process, this paper proposes a dynamic comprehensive control method for landslide control. This control method takes full advantage of updated monitoring data and site investigations of landslides, and emphasizes the implementation of possible measures for landslide control at reasonable stages and in different groups. These measures are to prevent the occurrence of a landslide disaster. As a case study, a landslide project at the Panluo open-pit iron mine is analyzed to illustrate this dynamic comprehensive control method. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-11
    JournalEngineering Geology
    Volume84
    Issue number1-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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