Reinforcement and Stabilization of Soil by Vegetationby Donald H. Gray, Assoc. Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,
Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 6, Pg. 695-699
Document Type: Journal Paper
This note discusses the soil stabilization and reinforcement achieved on slopes by using vegetation. Recent research has shown that plant roots can significantly increase shear strength. Creep behavior on clear-cut slopes versus vegetated slopes is discussed.
Subject Headings: Soil stabilization | Vegetation | Shear strength | Slope stability | Creep
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