On the dynamics of scree slopes

@article{Gerber1974OnTD,
  title={On the dynamics of scree slopes},
  author={Emanuel Gerber and Adrian E. Scheidegger},
  journal={Rock mechanics},
  year={1974},
  volume={6},
  pages={25-38}
}
SummaryOn the Dynamics of Scree SlopesIt is shown that the following dynamical phenomena occur on a scree slope: Collapse because of lack of stability, rapid slides of debris material, slow sliding of large blocks, jumping and rolling of large stones, and particle-separation due to a sieving effect. The mechanisms of these phenomena are investigated in detail; it is shown that the stability and the slow sliding of blocks can be explained by soil mechanics methods, the debris slides by the law… Expand
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