PRIME INSTALLATION IN CANADA: PROTECTING NATIONAL RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE BY MONITORING MOISTURE IN AN ACTIVE LANDSLIDE NEAR ASHCROFT, BRITISH COLUMBIA
D. Huntley, P. Bobrowsky, D. Elwood, K. Sattler, J. Holmes, J. Chambers, P. Meldrum, P. Wilkinson, M. Hendry and R. Macciotta
Event name: SAGEEP 2019 - 32nd Annual Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems
Session: Poster Session - Wednesday
Publication date: 18 March 2019
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Continuous monitoring of electrical resistivity reveals seasonal variations in ground moisture in a small, active landslide in the semi-arid Thompson River valley, British Columbia. Rain, snow and ground temperature are primary climate controls on the distribution of soil water and groundwater in the clay-rich slide body.