Rainfall infiltration-induced landslides

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Abstract

Unfavorable groundwater conditions are often the determining factor in triggering landslides. Whereas regional hydrogeology typically determines overall groundwater conditions, surficial rainfall infiltration into slopes also drives potential instability.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Rainfall infiltration-induced landslides
Series title Geostrata
Issue January/February
Year Published 2011
Language English
Publisher ASCE Geo-Institute
Contributing office(s) Geology and Geophysics Science Center
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