Contribution of Morpho-Tectonic Analysis in the Study of Spatio-Temporal Evolution of Land Movements in North-West Tunisia: Example of Balta and Dir El Kef

  • Radhia MansourEmail author
  • Mourad El Koundi
  • Nassira Zouaoui
  • Abdessallem El Ghali
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Gravitational ground movements are a natural event that causes the degradation of the environment and bores the socio-economic development of a population. To study this phenomenon, we adopted a multidisciplinary cartographic approach involving the determining factors of the spatio-temporal appearance and evolution of these gravitational movements. Active faults (seismic genesis), soft lithology, steep slopes and rainfall are the relevant parameters, the combination of which allowed us to highlight the hazard map of the landslide in northwestern Tunisia.


Morpho-tectonics GIS Spatio-temporal analysis Land movements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhia Mansour
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mourad El Koundi
    • 2
  • Nassira Zouaoui
    • 1
  • Abdessallem El Ghali
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Sciences of BizerteCarthage University‎TunisTunisia
  2. 2.Mining National OfficeTunisTunisia

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