The Influence of Clay Minerals on Surficial Earth Movements.
Final rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 71,
COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK DEPT OF GEOLOGY
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The report is a condensed summary based on studies extending over 10 years and covered by 16 publications. Mention is made of the clay-water situation, the role of clay minerals in landslide formation, the range of speeds in landslide movement, the fluid movement of clay thixotropy, and underflow in landslides. Discussion is included on theories of landslide origin. Author
- Soil Mechanics
- Civil Engineering