Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Classroom presentations to accompany Understanding Earth, 3rd edition prepared by Peter Copeland and William Dupré University of Houston Chapter 11 Mass.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Classroom presentations to accompany Understanding Earth, 3rd edition prepared by Peter Copeland and William Dupré University of Houston Chapter 11 Mass."— Presentation transcript:

1 Classroom presentations to accompany Understanding Earth, 3rd edition prepared by Peter Copeland and William Dupré University of Houston Chapter 11 Mass Wasting

2

3 Influences on mass movement Nature of slope materialsNature of slope materials Amount of waterAmount of water Angle of slopeAngle of slope

4 Classification of Mass Movements: Table 11.2

5 Fig. 11.1a Angle of Repose- Effect of Grain Size

6 Fig. 11.1b Angle of Repose- Effect of Moisture Content

7 Surface Tension Fig. 11.2

8 Fig UnsaturatedSoil SaturatedSoil

9 Fig How do they do that? Kelly Mooney Photography/Corbis

10 Fig Fire increases the susceptibility for erosion and mass movement Grant Meyer

11 Weathered Shale Fig Martin Miller

12 Landslide Induced by Poor Construction Techniques

13 Fig. 11.7

14 Landslide Near Anchorage, Alaska, Caused by the 1964 Earthquake Fig. 11.7

15 Factors that Influence Mass Movements: Table 11.1

16 Classification of mass movements RockfallRockfall RockslideRockslide Rock avalancheRock avalanche CreepCreep EarthflowEarthflow Debris flowDebris flow MudflowMudflow Debris avalancheDebris avalanche SlumpSlump Debris slideDebris slide SolifluctionSolifluction

17 Rockfalls E.R. Degginger Fig. 11.8

18 Rockslide Fig Jeff Foott/DRK

19 Rock avalanche Brian Vikander/Corbis Fig

20 Soil Creep Fig

21 Soil Creep

22 Fig Earthflow Steve McCutcheon/Visuals Unlimited

23 Debris flow Fig E. R. Degginger

24 Mudflow Fig Vlastimir Shone/Gamma

25 Debris avalanche Fig Russ Davies/The Image Bank

26 Slump E. R. Degginger Fig

27 Debris slide Michael Collier Fig

28 Solifluction Fig

29 Solifluction Fig Fletcher & Baylis

30 Gros Ventre Landslide A.J. Copley/Visuals Unlimited

31 Causes of slides Heavy rain or snowfallHeavy rain or snowfall ExcavationExcavation EarthquakesEarthquakes

32 Fig Gros Ventre Slide

33 Evolution of River Valley Dammed by Landslide Fig a Before Slide

34 Evolution of River Valley Dammed by Landslide Fig b After Slide

35 Evolution of River Valley Dammed by Landslide Fig c After Dam is Breached

36 Vaiont Dam Reservoir Landslide Fig


Download ppt "Classroom presentations to accompany Understanding Earth, 3rd edition prepared by Peter Copeland and William Dupré University of Houston Chapter 11 Mass."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google