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Rainfall infiltration-induced landslides

December 31, 2010

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.

Publication Year 2011
Title Rainfall infiltration-induced landslides
Authors Brian D. Collins, Dobroslav Znidarcic
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Geostrata
Index ID 70191847
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geology and Geophysics Science Center