Mass wasting, also known as slope movement or mass movement, is the
geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope
Much has been written on the impacts of mass wasting on the built environment,
including the effects of landslides on people, their homes and possessions, ...
Mass movement, or mass wasting, has significant effects on humans, including
loss of property, severe injury and death. This has become a larger problem as ...
Mass movement or mass wasting is movements of masses of bodies of soil, bed
rock, rock debris, soil, ... Social and Economical Impact of Mass Movements.
Jul 7, 2009 ... 18.104.22.168 Mass movement Physical causes and consequences of mass ... The
faster movements may be caused by factors such as the impact of ...
Impact Factor:2.728 | Ranking:Geography, Physical 14 out of 49 ... Mass
movement impacts on production from tropical forests or agroforestry appear to
be as ...
Studies on large and rapid mass movements have become a challenging issue
in ... (damming effects, storage, control on sediment fluxes) are then considered.
... A rockslidecorresponds to the downslope movement of a failed rockslope, ...
includes all forms of mass-wasting movements ... Effects of gravity on a rock lying
... In developed nations impacts of mass-wasting or landslides can result in ...
Slower, long-duration types of mass wasting are associated with gradual, ... Click
on the USGS image to the left to see the effects of slope failure due to the ...
Prevention of Mass Wasting. Discussion Stopping mass wasting of a slope, or at
least reducing the effects of mass wasting, is important for people living on or ...