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Geophysical Characterization of Slope Instabilities

Abstract:

The authors assess the potential and limitations of diverse surface and borehole geophysical techniques for investigating potentially instable mountain slopes which can potentially put transport routes, power networks, communication lines, and human habitats at risk.

Authors:

Maurer, Hansruedi and Spillmann, T. and Heincke, B. and Hauck, Christian and Löw, Simon and Springman, Sarah M. and Green, A.G.

Index Terms:

SoilGroup; geophysics; slope stability; instabilities; soil characterisation; Green, A.G.; Hauck, Christian; Heincke, B.; Low, Simon; Maurer, Hansruedi; Spillmann, T.; Springman, Sarah M.

Further Information:

Date published: 2010