Mass Movement Hazards

Mass Movement Hazards

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What is mass movement? Define and provide examples of the differing types of mass movement events.

Further, Discuss the potential causes of mass movement. In terms of the root causes, is the threat of mass movement ever-present, or might it rather be a seasonal or recurrent risk? State your support for either as well as indicate where (geographically) such hazard risk might be ever-present and where it might be seasonally recurrent.

Response must be 300 words or more APA format. 

Sources:

 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRCRCS). (2002). World Disasters Report 2002. Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Jibson, R. W., & Baum, R. L. (1999). Assessment of Landslide Hazards in Kaluanui and Maakua Gulches, Oahu, Hawaii Following the 9 May Sacred Falls Landslide. Open File Report 99–364. Reston, VA: US Geological Survey.

Smith, K., & Petley, D.N. (2013). Environmental Hazards-Assessing risk and reducing disaster (6th ed.). London and New York: Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group.

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