Landslide

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A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
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When classifying the landslides according to their sliding mechanisms, three main types were observed in the study area: translational slides, rotational slides (Hutchinson 1988) and earthflows (Easterbrook 1999).
Maquaire, "Determination of the 3D structure of an earthflow by geophysical methods: the case of Super Sauze, in the French southern Alps," Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol.
According to SGI, this new solution enables Nagoya University to create high-resolution 3D images that will drive education and research in areas including plasma fluid, earthflow phenomenon and medical fields.