Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences

6th International Symposium

ISBN: 978-3-319-00971-1 (Print) 978-3-319-00972-8 (Online)

Table of contents (61 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Physical Properties of Sediments

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      Pages 1-1

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      Weak Layers: Their Definition and Classification from a Geotechnical Perspective

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      Pages 13-21

      Field Measurements to Investigate Submerged Slope Failures

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      Pages 23-32

      Elemental Distribution and Microfabric Characterization Across a Buried Slump Scar: New Insights on the Long-Term Development and Reactivation of Scar Surfaces from a Microscopic Perspective

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      Pages 33-43

      Evidence for Mass Transport Deposits at the IODP JFAST-Site in the Japan Trench

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      Pages 45-54

      Preliminary Investigations of Rheological Properties of Busan Clays and Possible Implications for Debris Flow Modelling

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      Pages 55-71

      Utilizing Cone Penetration Tests for Landslide Evaluation

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      Pages 73-81

      Geomechanical Characterization of Submarine Volcano-Flank Sediments, Martinique, Lesser Antilles Arc

  3. Gas Hydrates and Role of Interstitial Fluids in Submarine Slope Failure

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      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-94

      Interrelationship Between Sediment Fabric, Pore Volume Variations as Indicator for Pore Pressure Changes, and Sediment Shear Strength

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      Pages 95-104

      Slope Instability of Glaciated Continental Margins: Constraints from Permeability-Compressibility Tests and Hydrogeological Modeling Off Storfjorden, NW Barents Sea

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      Pages 105-115

      Baiyun Slide and Its Relation to Fluid Migration in the Northern Slope of Southern China Sea

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      Pages 117-127

      Post-failure Processes on the Continental Slope of the Central Nile Deep-Sea Fan: Interactions Between Fluid Seepage, Sediment Deformation and Sediment-Wave Construction

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      Pages 129-139

      Fluid Seepage in Relation to Seabed Deformation on the Central Nile Deep-Sea Fan, Part 1: Evidence from Sidescan Sonar Data

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      Pages 141-150

      Fluid Seepage in Relation to Seabed Deformation on the Central Nile Deep-Sea Fan, Part 2: Evidence from Multibeam and Sidescan Imagery

  4. Slope Stability and Risk Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-163

      Advances in Offshore Seismic Slope Stability: A Case History

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      Pages 165-175

      Size-Frequency Relationship of Submarine Landslides at Convergent Plate Margins: Implications for Hazard and Risk Assessment

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      Pages 177-188

      A Numerical Investigation of Sediment Destructuring as a Potential Globally Widespread Trigger for Large Submarine Landslides on Low Gradients

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      Pages 189-199

      How Stable Is the Nice Slope? – An Analysis Based on Strength and Cohesion from Ring Shear Experiments

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      Pages 201-212

      Regional Slope Stability Assessment Along the Caucasian Shelf of the Black Sea

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      Pages 213-223

      A Semi-empirical Method to Assess Flow-Slide Probability

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      Pages 225-236

      Submarine Slope Stability Assessment of the Central Mediterranean Continental Margin: The Gela Basin

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