Landslides in Sensitive Clays

From Geosciences to Risk Management

ISBN: 978-94-007-7078-2 (Print) 978-94-007-7079-9 (Online)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-12

    Landslides in Sensitive Clays – From Geosciences to Risk Management

  3. Sensitive Clay: Source, Nature and Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-24

      Chemistry, Sensitivity and Quick-Clay Landslide Amelioration

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      Pages 25-37

      Nature of Sensitive Clays from Québec

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      Pages 39-50

      Three-Dimensional Quick-Clay Modeling of the Gothenburg Region, Sweden

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      Pages 51-62

      Ion Exchange as a Cause of Natural Restabilisation of Quick Clay – A Model Study

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      Pages 63-74

      Potassium Chloride as Ground Improvement in Quick Clay Areas – A Preliminary Study

  4. Landslide Characterization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-89

      Inventory of Large Landslides in Sensitive Clay in the Province of Québec, Canada: Preliminary Analysis

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      Pages 91-103

      Characterization of Post-failure Movements of Landslides in Soft Sensitive Clays

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      Pages 105-117

      Controls on the Dimensions of Landslides in Sensitive Clays

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      Pages 119-131

      Prehistoric Sensitive Clay Landslides and Paleoseismicity in the Ottawa Valley, Canada

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      Pages 133-144

      Characterization and Post-failure Analysis of the 1980 Landslide in Sensitive Clays at Havre-St-Pierre, Québec, Canada

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      Pages 145-156

      The Evolution of Material Properties Within an In Situ Shear Zone in Sensitive Clay

  5. Integrated Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Investigations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-178

      The Use of Geophysics for Sensitive Clay Investigations

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      Pages 179-191

      Applications of 2D Resistivity Measurements for Quick-Clay Mapping in Mid Norway

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      Pages 193-204

      An Integrated Approach to Quick-Clay Mapping Based on Resistivity Measurements and Geotechnical Investigations

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      Pages 205-216

      Geophysical and Geotechnical Investigations for a Major Highway in a Quick-Clay Area

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      Pages 217-228

      Mapping of Quick Clay by ERT and CPT-R in the Göta Älv River Valley

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      Pages 229-239

      Geophysical Data Integration for Quick-Clay Mapping: The Hvittingfoss Case Study, Norway

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      Pages 241-252

      Joint Acquisition and Processing of Seismic Reflections and Surface Waves in a Sensitive Clay Deposit in the Outaouais Region (Québec), Canada

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      Pages 253-264

      Empirical Geophysical/Geotechnical Relationships in the Champlain Sea Sediments of Eastern Ontario

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