Qingping | Wenjia Gully debris flow mitigation
The Wenjia Landslide (in the background), triggered by the Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, 2008, has mobilized a huge amount of material which was converted into debris flows by subsequent rainfall events. Extensive remediation works were carried out to protect the underlying communities and infrastructures.
- debris flow, earthquake, landslide, mountainscape, non-tropical montane forest, risk management, tectonics, Zonobiome V
- Tuesday 10 June 2014 by Martin Mergili in Asia / People's Republic of China (6632 visits)