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PRIME INSTALLATION IN CANADA: PROTECTING NATIONAL RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE BY MONITORING MOISTURE IN AN ACTIVE LANDSLIDE NEAR ASHCROFT, BRITISH COLUMBIANormal access

Authors: 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
Organisations: EEGS
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 364.7Kb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
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.


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