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Landscape Indication of dangerous slope processes in the Chorna Tysa basinNormal access

Authors: T Lavruk, S. Bortnyk, O. Kovtoniuk, I. Kravchuk and L. Tymuliak
Event name: First EAGE Workshop on Assessment of Landslide and Debris Flows Hazards in the Carpathians
Session: Assessment of geological hazards and new techniques for risk mitigation
Publication date: 18 June 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201902168
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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The results of the study of hazardous processess in the Chorna Tysa basin by the landscape indication method are given. The method of landscape indication based on the use of geomorphological, geobotanical, hydrological and other indicators is significant for identifying potential centers of dangerous slope processes, particular landslides, taluses and avalanches. The relief is considered as the main “landscape indicator” reflecting the combined effect of endogenous (tectonic, geological) and exogenous (space, climatic, hydrological, man-made) factors. The main factors causing avalanches are natural – high-altitude, highly dismembered relief with steep slopes of various exposures, large amounts of snow accumulated in the fractured parts of the slopes and vegetation features. Man-made factors, in particular, deforestation on the slopes also have a great influence on landslides and taluses. The scheme of localization of dangerous sloping processes in the upper reaches of the Chorna Tysa basin, and the routes for their study are given.

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