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Landslide boost from entrainment

Nature Geoscience volume 4, pages 7778 (2011) | Download Citation

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The mechanisms that govern the growth of debris flows are largely unclear, hampering efforts to assess natural hazards in landslide-prone areas. Experiments suggest that high bed-water content increases flow velocity and mass entrainment in landslides.

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  1. Anne Mangeney is in the Seismology Group, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, UMR 7154 CNRS, Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France.  mangeney@ipgp.fr

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