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Rockfall Reconnaissance and Stability Assessment: Frenchman Coulee, WA
The Sunshine Wall, a 30-meter tall outcrop of Columbia River Flood Basalt, is a popular climbing wall within Frenchman Coulee, located in central Washington. This study investigates the stability of the columnar basalt that makes up the wall, to educate climbers on how this slope fails and provide qualitative estimates of how ...
Predicting the Position of Fault Strands through Borehole Correlation of the Top of Tertiary Bedrock in the Seattle Fault Zone, Seattle, Washington
Only a few strands of the Seattle Fault Zone have been identified on land in Seattle, Washington due to heavy manipulation of the landscape by repeat glaciations, geomorphic reworking, and the interference of the growing metropolitan community concealing potentially dangerous active faults below the surface. Previous ...
Using the Rockfall Activity Index to assess the impact of scaling on rock fall activity at Glitter Gulch, Alaska
This research examines terrestrial-laser scan data on a road cut in the Glitter Gulch area of Alaska, immediately preceding and following a slope stabilization project, noting changes in rock fall and comparing the work done during excavation to the hazardous areas identified through the "Rockfall Activity Index (RAI) model ...