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Analysis of rainfall-induced shallow landslides in Jamne and Jaszcze stream valleys (Polish Carpathians) – preliminary results

Tymoteusz Zydroń / Anna Bucała / Piotr Demczuk
Published Online: 2016-04-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sggw-2016-0003


Analysis of rainfall-induced shallow landslides in Jamne and Jaszcze stream valleys (Polish Carpathians) - preliminary results. Preliminary shallow landslide susceptibility mapping of the Jamne and Jaszcze stream valleys, located in the Polish Flysch Carpathians, is presented in the paper. For the purpose of mapping, there were used SINMAP and Iverson’s models integrating infiltration and slope stability calculations. The calibration of the used models parameters, obtained from limited field and laboratory tests, was performed using data from 8-9 July 1997, when as a consequence of a very intense rainfall, 94 shallow landslides were observed on meadows and arable lands. A comparison of the slope stability calculation results and the localisation of the noticed shallow landslides showed satisfactory agreement between localisation of the observed and computed unstable areas. However, it was concluded that better simulation results were obtained using Iverson’s model.

Keywords: landslides; GIS; the Flysch Carpathians; the Gorce Mountains


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Received: 2016-02-01

Published Online: 2016-04-20

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW. Land Reclamation, Volume 48, Issue 1, Pages 27–40, ISSN (Online) 2081-9617, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sggw-2016-0003.

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