The Varnes classification of landslide types, an update

@article{Hungr2013TheVC,
  title={The Varnes classification of landslide types, an update},
  author={O. Hungr and S. Leroueil and L. Picarelli},
  journal={Landslides},
  year={2013},
  volume={11},
  pages={167-194}
}
The goal of this article is to revise several aspects of the well-known classification of landslides, developed by Varnes (1978). The primary recommendation is to modify the definition of landslide-forming materials, to provide compatibility with accepted geotechnical and geological terminology of rocks and soils. Other, less important modifications of the classification system are suggested, resulting from recent developments of the landslide science. The modified Varnes classification of… Expand
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