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TitleAn integrated mass movement monitoring system for rockslide hazard assessment at Gascons, Gaspé Peninsula, Québec: An overview
AuthorLocat, J; Cloutier, C; Lord, P -E; Therrien, P; Jacob, C; Nadeau, A; Hébert, D; Couture, R; Charbonneau, F; Singhroy, V; Murnaghan, K; Danish, L; Jaboyedoff, M; Pedrazzini, A; Gravel, S
SourceGeo2010, proceedings of the 63rd Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference; 2010 p. 35-43
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20100060
Meeting63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference; Calgary; CA; September 12-16, 2010
RelatedThis publication is contained in Evaluating the major controls on permafrost distribution in Ivvavik National Park based on process-based modelling
AreaGaspé Peninsula; Gascons
Lat/Long WENS-65.0000 -64.7500 48.2500 48.0833
Subjectsengineering geology; surficial geology/geomorphology; slope stability; slope stability analyses; slope failures; slope deposits; landslide deposits; landslides
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps
Released2010 01 01
AbstractAn integrated mass movement monitoring system including ground and satellite observations has been developed for an active coastal rockslide at Gascons, in the Gaspé Peninsula, Québec which is threatening a railroad. The monitoring system has been put in place in order to understand the various types of movements in an attempt to develop both warning criteria and risk assessment scenarios to be considered as part of a risk management for the Gascons site.

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