Issue Date: January/February 2011

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GEOSTRATA, 2011, January/February, 24-28   Unfavorable groundwater conditions are often the determining factor in triggering landslides. Whereas regional hydrogeology typically determines overall groundwater conditions, surficial rainfall infiltration into slopes also drives potential instability. Instabilities may take the form of slides, where a relatively coherent mass slides over a well-defined failure zone, or of flows, where […]

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