. Types of mass movement are distinguished based on how the soil, regolith
or rock moves downslope as a whole.
Debris flows are defined as mass‐wasting events in which turbulence occurs
throughout the mass. Varieties of these are called earthflows, mudflows, and
This can make it difficult to classify a single event as being one type of mass
wasting or another. Below is a simple classification of the different types of mass
Types of Mass Wasting Reference: Dept of Conservation, State of California DMG
Note 50 Definition. Translational/Rotational Landslide This kind of slide is ...
Mass wasting - is movement in which bed rock, rock debris, or soil moves
downslope in bulk, ... Types of mass wasting ... Controlling Factors in Mass
Mass wasting or mass movement is the movement of a large mass of rock, soil
and debris downward due to the pull of gravity. Learn about the process...
Fall. • Slide. • Flow. Types of mass wasting processes. Defined by the movement
of the material. The rate of the movement. • Fast. • Slow. Forms of mass wasting.
Oct 29, 2014 ... Mass Movement is defined as the down slope movement of rock and ... Thus, we
will look at the various types of mass movement processes, ...
May 22, 2003 ... Geologists refer to the gravity driven down-slope movement of earth materials as
“mass wasting.” There are numerous types of mass wasting ...
Types of Mass Wasting. A rock fall are the fastest of all landslide types and occurs
when a rock falls through the air until it comes to rest on the ground—not too ...