Rita D. Haberlin, Instructor
Weathering and Mass Wasting Learning Module
Study Guide and Outline Notes
View or Print the Study Chart for Weathering Processes and the Stages of Denudation
After completing the reading assignment and exploring the Web resources and study guide, review what you have learned with these quizzes:
Quizzes, Tarbuck and Lutgens, Chapter 4, Key Concepts 1, 2, and 4, and Chapter Test
USGS Geologic Hazards - Landslides
National Landslide Hazards Program
What rocks are most prone to landslides?
Where are landslides most common in the United States?
Also see the Recent Landslides from USGS.
Susceptibility to Deep-Seated Landslides in California
This Map (.PDF File) shows the regions of California most vulnerable to landslides based upon precipitation, earthquake potential, rock strength, geology, and slope.
Riding the Storm - Landslide Danger in the San Francisco Bay Area
Learn about a 2007 documentary film of actual landslide events.
You can view a short eleven-minute video trailer of the catastrophic impact of debris flows and landslides in the Bay Area.
This is definitely worth seeing if you live in a hilly area.
of the San Francisco Bay Area
Look here for maps of landslide prone areas if you are thinking of buying a home in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Maps of potential landslides during El Nino
in the San Francisco Bay Area
Landslides Induced by the 1994
What kinds of landslides were induced by the Northridge earthquake?
What areas were most vulnerable?
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