9. Implementation of the Landform Grading Plan

  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.ch9

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) Implementation of the Landform Grading Plan, in Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch9

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:

  • geologic hazards and potential subgrade problems;
  • Land planning and initial site design;
  • Landform Grading concepts;
  • landform grading and revegetation plan;
  • Slope-Stability and Channel-Erosion Thresholds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Requirements for Successful Implementation

  • Obstacles to Implementation

  • Implementation Strategies

  • Planning and Surveying Requirements

  • The Grading Phase

  • Fill Construction and Compaction Control

  • Construction of Valley or “Daylight” Fills

  • Slope-Drainage Devices

  • Revegetation

  • The Application of Water on the Slope Face through Irrigation

  • Placement of Rocks and Boulders

  • Cost Considerations and Analyses