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By E. Atigh, P. M. Byrne (auth.), Jacques Locat, Jürgen Mienert, Luc Boisvert (eds.)

Did you recognize that the Grand financial institution earthquake of 1929 prompted a tremendous submarine mass stream which broke submarine cables over a distance of as much as one thousand km from its resource and generated a tsunami which devastated a small village in Newfoundland killing 27 humans? a similar occurred in Papua New Guinea in 1998 with greater than 2000 casualties. Submarine mass routine of assorted styles and sizes are shaping the ocean flooring and are of outrage for lots of aspects of human actions either onshore and offshore. those contain the improvement of usual assets, strength and conversation delivery, coastal infrastructures and groups. This booklet presents a world-wide standpoint of submarine mass events and their effects. This has been made attainable by means of assembling first-class contributions from energetic researchers, teams, or associations, therefore offering complete assurance of the numerous medical and engineering features of this kind of marine and coastal geo-hazard. It covers primary in addition to web site particular experiences from many parts together with the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, internal seas just like the Mediterranean Sea, and fjords utilizing the newest applied sciences from multibeam sonar imaging suggestions, 3D seismic research, slope balance research, to mess move and tsunami modeling.

Audience: This publication is of curiosity to any researcher within the box of marine and coastal geo-hazards. it will likely be priceless for planners, scientists and engineers taken with the improvement of offshore and near-shore assets and likewise to these in command of the administration and mitigation of coastal dangers. For graduate scholars, this e-book presents an updated imaginative and prescient of the method of submarine mass hobbies and their outcomes from either a systematic and an engineering perspective, and it contains a particular choice of the prevailing literature on marine geo-hazards.

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Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 1st International Symposium

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Scafloor gas seeps triggcred by a northern California earthquake. Marine Geology, 77: 39-51. D. 1982. 25° slope, Klamath River delta, California. Geology, 10: 542-546. R. 1999. The behavior ofloose gassy sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 36(3): 482-492. R. 2000. Cyclic liquefaction of loose gassy sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 37: 843-856. R. 2002. Constitutive modelling of gassy soil behaviour. Accepted for publication in the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. A 1992. Large-scale mass-wasting events of the Fraser River delta front near Sand Heads, British Columbia.

Cyclic liquefaction of loose gassy sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 37: 843-856. R. 2002. Constitutive modelling of gassy soil behaviour. Accepted for publication in the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. A 1992. Large-scale mass-wasting events of the Fraser River delta front near Sand Heads, British Columbia. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 29: 151-156. , and Chung, R. 1985. Influence of SPT procedures in soil liquefaction resistance evaluations. Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, 111(12): 1425-1445.

2. Liquefaction flow slides Soil liquefaction is a phenomenon that gives rise to a loss of shearing resistance, or to the development of excess strains as a result of a transient or repeated disturbance. Often instabilities in cohesionless sediments are a result of liquefaction flow slides. Many liquefaction events, both flow and cyclic, have occurred in 37 J Locat and J. ), Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences, 37--45. © 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Grozic 38 submarine slopes. Two submarine liquefaction slides of particular interest are discussed.

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