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TitleClassification, description, causes and indirect effects - Canadian technical guidelines and best practices related to landslides: a national initiative for loss reduction
AuthorCruden, D; VanDine, D F
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7359, 2013, 22 pages, (Open Access)
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf
Subjectsengineering geology; Health and Safety; landslides; health hazards; governments; earthquake risk; soil classification; slope failures; slope stability
Illustrationsblock diagrams; tables; flow charts; schematic representations
ProgramNational Guidelines for Natural Hazard Assessment and Mitigation, Public Safety Geoscience
Released2013 04 16
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This Open File provides guidance to professional geologists and engineers in Canada regarding the terminology one should use in the classification of landslides. National adoption of this protocol will improve communication within the professional community and will ensure more reliable studies are produced.