Alternative Title

Paper No. 2.51 L

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

3-8-1998

Session End Date

3-15-1998

Abstract

Some cases of soil erosion, slope instability, mass movement of soil and damage to structures were observed in Navy and Coast Guard Area of Port Blair. Field and laboratory tests in the area were carried out which revealed that the area is unstable and prone to landslides. Main causes of instability are soil characteristics and poor subsoil drainage conditions. Some preventive measures, in the past were taken which have achieved limited success. Additional solutions based on latest technology and construction materials are suggested which shall be economical and eco-friendly.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Fourth Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

3-8-1998

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1998 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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St. Louis, Missouri

Some cases of soil erosion, slope instability, mass movement of soil and damage to structures were observed in Navy and Coast Guard Area of Port Blair. Field and laboratory tests in the area were carried out which revealed that the area is unstable and prone to landslides. Main causes of instability are soil characteristics and poor subsoil drainage conditions. Some preventive measures, in the past were taken which have achieved limited success. Additional solutions based on latest technology and construction materials are suggested which shall be economical and eco-friendly.