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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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDebris flow hazards in the United States.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet : -- 176-97., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-176.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17740959M
    OCLC/WorldCa38317805

    Order Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment ISBN @ € Qty: The papers cover a wide range of topics on debris flows, including the analysis of debris-flow occurrence, initiation, mechanics, rheology, deposition, field and laboratory observations and measurements, methods for hazards prediction and. Approximately $12 million were spent in in Davis County to build or refurbish debris basins; fewer than approximately $50, were spent on a rapid, regional assessment of debris-flow hazards along the Wasatch Front in Davis and Weber Counties and parts of Salt Lake and Box Elder Counties.

    Debris flow hazard assessment is a basic work of hazard monitoring, forecast, alleviation and control. Seven factors, including the maximum volume of once flow (L1), occurrence frequency of debris flow (L2), watershed area (S1), main channel length (S2), watershed relative height difference (S3), valley incision density (S6) and the length ratio of sediment supplement (S9) are chosen as Cited by: 8. Wildfire-related debris flow from a hazards perspective. Authors; and Cannon, S.H. () Compilation of Post-wildfire Runoff-event Data from the Western United States (USGS Open-File Report ). US Geological Survey, Reston, VA. () Wildfire-related debris flow from a hazards perspective. In: Debris-flow Hazards and Related Cited by:

    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. Debris flow Last updated Febru Debris flow channel with deposits left after storms in Ladakh, NW Indian coarse bouldery levees on both sides of the channel, and poorly sorted rocks on the channel floor. Debris flow in Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis, France. Scars formed by debris flow in Ventura, greater Los Angeles during the winter of


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Debris-Flow Hazards in the United States D ebris flows are fast-moving landslides that occur in a wide variety of environments throughout the world. They are particularly dan-gerous to life and property because they move quickly, destroy objects in their paths, and often strike without warning.

U.S. Geological Survey. Debris-Flow Hazards in the United States. By Lynn M. Highland, Stephenson D. Ellen, Sarah B.

Christian, and William M. Brown III. U.S. Geological Debris-flow hazards in the United States. book Fact Sheet Some landslides move slowly and cause damage gradually, whereas others move so rapidly that they can destroy property and take lives suddenly and unexpectedly.

Debris flows. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Debris Flow Hazards in the United States Republished from United States Geological Survey Fact Sheet Debris flow in Oregon: This debris flow occurred in the Columbia River gorge near the town of Dodson, Oregon, during a rainfall and snowmelt event in February (Photo Inset: S.

Cannon, USGS). Year Published: THRESH—Software for tracking rainfall thresholds for landslide and debris-flow occurrence, user manual.

Precipitation thresholds are used in many areas to provide early warning of precipitation-induced landslides and debris flows, and the software distribution THRESH is designed for automated tracking of precipitation, including precipitation forecasts, relative to. The largest subaerial (on land) landslide in Earth's recorded history was connected with the eruption of Mount St.

Helens volcano in Washington state, USA. That landslide had a volume of cubic kilometers ( cubic miles) of material and the landslide traveled about kilometers (14 miles) down the North Fork Toutle River.

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, : Jeffrey A.

Coe, Erin Bessette-Kirton, Stephen Slaughter, Francis K. Rengers, Trevor A. Contreras, Ka. These proceedings contain papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment held in Chengdu, China, SeptemberThe papers cover a wide range of topics on debris-flow science and engineering, including the factors triggering debris flows, geomorphic effects, mechanics of debris flows (e.g., rheology.

Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment. 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 Cited by: Debris Flow Hazards and Related Phenomena is set to become the standard reference on debris flows, debris avalanches and related editors provide a complete treatment of all aspects of debris flow and debris avalanche research whilst making the book.

Emergency Assessment of Post-Fire Debris-Flow Hazards The maps below depict the likelihood of debris-flow generation and estimates of flow magnitude in locations where debris flows initiate.

The models do not predict downstream impacts, potential debris-flow runout paths, and the areal extent of debris-flow or flood inundation.

Debris flows are accelerated downhill by gravity and tend to follow steep mountain channels that debouche onto alluvial fans or front, or 'head' of a debris-flow surge often contains an abundance of coarse material such as boulders and logs that impart a great deal of ng behind the high-friction flow head is a lower-friction, mostly liquefied flow body that.

In China, there are ab debris flow sites distributed over approximately 45% of the territory area, where more than towns suffer from debris flow disasters, and to people are.

The U.S. Geological Survey conducts post-fire debris-flow hazard assessments for many major fires across the Western United States. The information from these assessments is provided in an interactive map, allowing users to view fires by location or name and access detailed maps of debris-flow probability in the area affected by each can select fires by year back to 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 Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Chengdu, China, September[Cheng-lung Chen, Jon J.

Major] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment - Proceedings of the Fourth International Authors: Cheng-lung Chen, Jon J.

Major. With climate change and deforestation, debris flows and debris avalanches have become the most significant landslide hazards in many countries. In recent years there have been numerous debris flow avalanches in Southern Europe, South America and the Indian Subcontinent, resulting in major catastrophes and large loss of life.

This is therefore a major high-profile problem for the world's 5/5(1). 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 by: 3.

Baharuddin, I N Z Omar, R C Usman, F Mejan, M A Halim, M K Abd Zainol, M A and Zulkarnain, M S Regional analysis assessment of landslide hazard and zoning map for transmission line route selection using GIS. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Vol.

16, Issue. Debris-flow hazards in the San Francisco Bay region. [Denver, Colo.]: [National Landslide Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey], [] (OCoLC). Professor Takahashi began his career in flood dynamics research, and increasingly focused on debris flow and flood hazards.

He has been honoured with several awards from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers and the Japan Society of Erosion Control Engineering. An earlier book entitled ‘Debris Flow’, by Tamotsu Takahashi, in the book series.Enlisting the support of land-use planners to reduce debris-flow hazards in the United States.

Pp. 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, SeptemberThe outcome was defined as the presence (Y = 1) or absence (Y = 0) of a debris flow following a wildfire in an intermountain regional basin in the western United States.