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Climate and pedological factors of slump development on a Transylvanian example

Csaba Fazakas
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Published Online: 2014-05-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ausae-2014-0005


Areas endangered by slump formation in the M˘agherani Basin, part of the Nirajului Hills (Romania), are studied in the present paper. Time periods considered dangerous regarding the development of slumps and the degree of risk were determined. Pedological conditions of the model area are assessed based on field and laboratory measurements, self-constructed maps and literature data. These factors could have contributed to the formation of slump phenomena in the model area.

Keywords: slump; landslide susceptibility; rock oversaturation; Măgherani Basin


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Published Online: 2014-05-30

Published in Print: 2013-12-01

Citation Information: Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Agriculture and Environment , Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 69–79, ISSN (Online) 2068-2964, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ausae-2014-0005.

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