4. Influence of Topography on Slope Stability and Hydrology

  1. Horst J. Schor Principal1 and
  2. Donald H. Gray PhD Professor (Emeritus) of Civil and Environmental Engineering2

Published Online: 11 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch4

Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration

Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration

How to Cite

Schor, H. J. and Gray, D. H. (2008) Influence of Topography on Slope Stability and Hydrology, in Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    H. J. Schor Consulting, USA

  2. 2

    The University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471721796

Online ISBN: 9780470259900

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Keywords:

  • topography and hydrology;
  • channel networks, drainage densities, and drainage areas;
  • surficial erosion and mass wasting;
  • concave-, convex-, or compound-slope profiles;
  • overland- and subsurface-flow patterns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modeling Approaches and Assumptions

  • Conceptual Modeling

  • Physical-Mathematical Models

  • Laboratory and Field Tests

  • Role of Drainage Networks and Drainage Densities

  • References