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The Montaguto earth flow: nine years of observation and analysis

June 6, 2016

This paper summarizes the methods, results, and interpretation of analyses carried out between 2006 and 2015 at the Montaguto earth flow in southern Italy. We conducted a multi-temporal analysis of earth-flow activity to reconstruct the morphological and structural evolution of the flow. Data from field mapping were combined with a geometric reconstruction of the basal slip surface in order to investigate relations between basal-slip surface geometry and deformation styles of earth-flow material. Moreover, we reconstructed the long-term pattern of earth-flow movement using both historical observations and modeled hydrologic and climatic data. Hydrologic and climatic data were used to develop a Landslide Hydrological Climatological (LHC) indicator model.

Publication Year 2016
Title The Montaguto earth flow: nine years of observation and analysis
DOI 10.1201/b21520-123
Authors L. Guerriero, R Revellino, G. Grelle, N Diodato, F.M. Guadagno, Jeffrey A. Coe
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Index ID 70178697
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geologic Hazards Science Center