Assessment and Prediction of Debris-flow Hazards


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by Gerald F. Wieczorek, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering:

Abstract: Study of debris-flow geomorphology and initiation mechanism has led to better understanding of debris-flow processes. This paper reviews how this understanding is used in current techniques for assessment and prediction of debris-flow hazards.

Subject Headings: Solids flow | Environmental issues | Viscous flow | Sediment transport | Slurries | Health hazards | Geomorphology |

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