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- Wei, C.Y., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Geomorphology 2011 v.133 no.3-4 pp. 190-198
- earthquakes; hills; inventories; landslides; models; rivers; typhoons; watersheds; Taiwan
- ... The 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake (Mw=7.6) induced a tremendous number of landslides in Central Taiwan, and about 1.5millionm³ of earth was driven from broken slopes in the Ta-Chia River watershed. The impact of this earthquake not only made the geomaterial more fractured, but also changed the river morphology of the Western Foothill area. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the dynamic en ...
- Wei, C.Y., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Engineering geology 2011 v.123 no.1-2 pp. 122-128
- earthquakes; engineering; landslides; models; rain; rivers; summer; typhoons; watershed management; watersheds; Taiwan
- ... The hilly Western Foothill of Taiwan Island is highly prone to landslides, especially during the typhoon season in the summer of 1999. The Chi-Chi earthquake (MW=7.6) resulted in tremendous amount of landslides in Central Taiwan. The impact of this earthquake not only makes the geology more fractured but also changes the morphology in the Western Foothill area. The geohazards in this area, includi ...