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Debris-flow hazards in the United States

Debris-flow hazards in the United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Debris avalanches -- United States,
  • Landslides -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDebris flow hazards in the United States
    Statement[Lynn M. Highland ... et al.]
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet : -- 176-97, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-176
    ContributionsHighland, Lynn, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16860931M

    Jun 27,  · Convened by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, the conference will be held in Golden, Colorado, June , With the beautiful Rocky Mountains covering half the state, Colorado shares the problem of debris-flow .


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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Inas part of his large-scale piece David Gordon's United States, and later, inas part of Autobiography of a Liar, choreographer David Gordon brought together the music of Harry Partch and the words of John McPhee from The Control of Nature, read by Norma Fire, in a dance titled "Debris Flow", a "harrowing taped narrative of a.

Debris Flow Hazards and Related Phenomena is set to become the standard reference on debris flows, debris avalanches and related epapersjournal.icu editors provide a complete treatment of all aspects of debris flow and debris avalanche research whilst making the book Cited by: An advisory is a general statement about the potential of landslide activity in a given region relative to developing rainfall predictions.

An advisory may include general statements about rainfall conditions that can lead to debris-flow activity, and list precautions to be taken in the event of heavy rainfall. Landslides can and do occur in every state and territory of the U.S.; however, the type, severity and frequency of landslide activity varies from place to place, depending on the terrain, geology, and climate.

Major storms have caused major or widespread landslides in Washington state, Oregon, California, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, North. Summary. This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects.

In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development, fully developed flow, and deposition processes.

Long-term records of the magnitude and frequency of debris flows on fans are rare, but such records provide critical information needed for debris-flow hazard and risk assessments.

This study explores the history of debris flows on a fan with seasonally inhabited cabins at Pope Creek along the Entiat River about 48 km upstream from the town of Entiat, epapersjournal.icu: Jeffrey A.

Coe, Erin Bessette-Kirton, Stephen Slaughter, Francis K. Rengers, Trevor A. Contreras, Ka. The extreme heat from wildfire alters soil properties and incinerates vegetation, leading to changes in infiltration capacity, ground cover, soil erodibility, and rainfall interception.

These changes promote increases in runoff and sediment transport that increase the likelihood of runoff-generated debris flows. Over a period of several years, referred to as the window of disturbance, the Author: Luke A. McGuire, Francis K.

Rengers, Jason W. Kean, Dennis M. Staley, Hui Tang, Ann M. Youberg. This proceedings, Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment, contains papers presented at the First International Conference held in San Francisco, California, AugustThe papers covered a variety of topics ranging from debris-flow mechanics to debris-flow hazards prediction and epapersjournal.icu by: Get this from a library.

Debris-flow hazards within the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. [Gerald F Wieczorek; Benjamin A Morgan; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition [Tamotsu Takahashi] on epapersjournal.icu *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first partCited by: 3.

Enlisting the support of land-use planners to reduce debris-flow hazards in the United States. in D. Rickenmann and C.-L. Chen (Eds.), Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment.

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation, Davos, Switzerland, September Field investigations of the damage to facilities and the applicability of ecological engineering in slope land and debris flow hazards mitigation were [Show full abstract] conducted.

Some. Homeowner's guide to recognizing and reducing landslide damage on their property: Stability of the Pine Ridge landslide at Timber Lakes Estates, Wasatch County, Utah: implications for future development and land-use planning. Debris-flow hazards and related phenomena.

Staff from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) In this debris flow event the average values of slope angle and total basin relief of the. By Lynn M. Highland, United States Geological Survey, and Peter Bobrowsky, Geological Survey of Canada Abstract This handbook is intended to be a resource for people affected by landslides to acquire further knowledge, especially about the conditions that are.

TY - GEN. T1 - Interpreting debris-flow hazard from study of fan morphology. AU - Whipple, Kelin. PY - Y1 - N2 - The deposits, stratigraphy, and surface morphology of debris-flow fans are a record of past debris-flow activity, and as such can provide useful information about debris-flow epapersjournal.icu by: 1.

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS) Keywords D.R. () Technique and rationale of volcanic-hazards appraisals in the Cascade Range, Northwestern United States. Environmental Vallance, J.W., Cunico, M.L., and Schilling, S.P.

() Debris-flow Hazards Caused by Hydrologic Events at Mount Rainier, Washington Cited by: Debris-flow Hazards and Related Phenomena by Matthias Jakob,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Publication from the USDA Forest Service Southern Research StationCited by: 6. Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS) Keywords (eds), Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Debris-flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment, September 10–12 and Cannon, S.H.

() Compilation of Post-wildfire Runoff-event Data from the Western United States (USGS Open-File Report Cited by: Evaluating debris-flow hazards in Davis County, Utah: Engineering versus geological approaches Author(s) regional assessment of debris-flow hazards along the Wasatch Front in Davis and Weber Counties and parts of Salt Lake and Box Elder Counties.

Had geologic studies to understand the debris-flow processes been conducted before the debris. This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects.

In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development, fully developed flow, and deposition processes. assumptions of the channel shape prior to the debris flow that limit the broader applicability of the results.

These studies have been further limited by their ex-amination of a single event, which likely is not rep-resentative of the long-term debris flow record where multiple debris flow events are interacting to produce channel changes. Feb 11,  · DIRECT MEASUREMENTS OF THE HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS LEADING UP TO AND DURING POST-FIRE DEBRIS FLOW IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA Jason W.

KEAN(*) & dennis M. STALEY(*) (*)U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado, USA INTRODUCTION In the mountainous western United States, debris flows can be a common hazard after wildfire. In the. Jul 04,  · Debris flow video courtesy of Sue Cannon, landslide researcher with the US Geological Survey in Denver, Colorado.

This video was taken by a television crew. Uncertainties are pervasive in natural hazards, and it is crucial to develop robust and meaningful approaches to characterize and communicate uncertainties to inform modeling efforts.

In this monograph we provide a broad, cross-disciplinary overview of issues relating to uncertainties faced in natural hazard and risk assessment. We introduce some basic tenets of uncertainty analysis, discuss.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit epapersjournal.icu to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

Transformation of water flood to debris flow following the eruption-triggered transient-lake breakout from the crater on 19 March In Hydrologic Consequences of Hot-Rock/Snowpack Interactions at Mount St.

Helens Volcano, Washington, –84, ed. Pierson, T. United States Geological Survey Professional Paperpp. 19–Cited by: Jan 01,  · Model results are used to create hazard maps that offer guidance for emergency planners and responders.

An example application explores tsunami hazards associated with potential debris flows entering Baker Lake, a reservoir on the flanks of the Mount Baker volcano in the northwestern United States.

Apr 26,  · The lowest elevation is small than 10 m. In history, the Debris-flow in Beijing mountain area happened frequently, latest years, with the implementation of the control measures, the hazards were prevented effectively.

May 30,  · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after. Lisa DeChano-Cook is an associate professor in the Department of Geography at Western Michigan University.

Her research interests lie in the broad category of environmental geography with emphases on geomorphology, natural hazard and perception. She has studied such topics as: Grizzly bear-human. Geologic Hazards: Landslides - U.S.

Geological Survey; Debris-Flow Hazards in the United States - U.S. Geological Survey; San Francisco Area Debris-Flow Hazards (PDF file) History of Landslides and Debris Flows at Mount Rainier - U.S. Geological Survey; Landslides triggered by. The Volcano Hazards Program of the U.S.

Geological Survey (USGS) is part of the Geologic Hazards Assessments subactivity as funded by Congressional appropriation. Investigations are carried out in the Geology and Hydrology Disciplines of the USGS and with cooperators at the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, University of Alaska.

During a Landslide or Debris Flow The following are guidelines for what you should do if a landslide or debris flow occurs: Seek advice from a geotechnical expert for evaluating landslide hazards or designing corrective techniques to reduce landslide risk.

The number of landslides in the United States is expected to increase. Cannon et al. () detailed the methods used to calculate the statistical likelihood of post-fire debris-flow occurrence in the intermountain western United States using logistic regression ().This technique incorporated data of past debris-flow occurrence combined with rainfall intensity data, and geospatial data characterizing basin morphometry, burn severity, and soil properties to Cited by: Aug 21,  · Fact sheet for youth about what to do before, during, and after a winter storm or extreme cold.

Several mountains in the world, including Mount Rainier in the United States, Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand, Merapi and Galunggung in Indonesia, are considered particularly dangerous due to the risk of lahars. Several towns in the Puyallup River valley in Washington state, including Orting, are built on top of lahar deposits that are only about years old.

department of the interior u. s. geological survey. inventory of debris flows and floods in the lovingston and horseshoe mountain, va, ' quadrangles, from the august 19/20,storm in .Jul 24,  · Wieczorek G F, Morgan B A ().

Debris-Flow Hazards within the Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States. Internal Report U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey.

Fact Sheet –August Wieczorek G F, Morgan BA, Campbell RH () Debris-flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of central Virginia.Nov 26,  · Discussion about Ezekiel Storm Update: Debris Flow Warning includes parts of Santa Barbara & Goleta in/below the CaveFire into Tuesday AM w/ heavy rain!!!

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