7. Principles of Landform Grading

  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.ch7

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. (2007) Principles of Landform Grading, in Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch7

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:

  • landform grading;
  • hillside development and mining-reclamation;
  • Slope Plan and Profile Shape;
  • rectilinear- and planar-slope surfaces;
  • Slope-drainage devices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Traditional Method

  • The Improved Method

  • The Environmentally Responsive New Technique

  • Repair and Rejuvenation Techniques for Either Man-Made or Damaged Natural Landscapes

  • Surface Mining Reclamation

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References