slope stability


Also found in: Wikipedia.

slope stability

[′slōp stə‚bil·əd·ē]
(geology)
The resistance of an inclined surface to failure by sliding or collapsing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, one is convinced of the importance of slope stability evaluation.
For safety reasons the Company curtailed production in certain areas of the pit while it conducted studies to address the slope stability issues and remediation plans for the long term mine plan for the CSH Mine.
The permanent concrete structure will provide slope stability, to avoid abrupt collapse of weakened slope brought upon by heavy rains and natural ground movement.
This research is an attempt to evaluate the engineering properties and slope stability of limestone in Badshapur and Maghal areas, Central Salt Range, Punjab, Pakistan.
He has a strong background in shallow and deep foundation design, seismic analysis, slope stability and settlement analysis, and dynamic load testing of driven piles.
'Ops Lumpur's scope was to check on the causes of mud floods, not on slope stability,' he said, adding that the project is currently on hold due to the landslide.
MVP had previously halted operations in the JNF, with exception of work needed to manage any unnecessary environmental erosion and maintain slope stability. We will continue to closely coordinate with all agencies to resolve these challenges as they work to have the right-of-way grants reissued.
"The GMS, and the prisms and points it monitors, complements our Slope Stability Radar suite to provide a complete monitoring strategy for our customers, allowing them to better manage risk, increase productivity, and ensure maximum safety."