Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 4th International Symposium by D.C. MosherSubmarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 4th International Symposium by D.C. Mosher

Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 4th International Symposium

EditorD.C. Mosher, Craig Shipp, Lorena Moscardelli

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Recent global events such as the devastating 1998 Papua New Guinea tsunami, the 2004 Sumatran tsunami and the 2006 SE Asia undersea network cable failure underscore the societal and economic effects of submarine mass movements. These events call upon the scientific community to understand submarine mass movement processes and consequences to assist in hazard assessment, mitigation and planning. Additionally, submarine mass movements are beginning to be recognized as prevalent in continental margin geologic sections. As such, they represent a significant if not dominant role in margin sedimentary processes. They also represent a potential hazard to hydrocarbon exploration and development, but also represent exploration indicators and targets. This volume consists of a collection of the latest scientific research by international experts in geological, geophysical, engineering and environment aspects of submarine mass failures, focussed on understanding the full spectrum of challenges presented by submarine mass movements and their consequences.
Title:Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 4th International SymposiumFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:816 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:November 3, 2009Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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IntroductionSECTION I SUBMARINE MASS MOVEMENTS: TRIGGERS, MECHANICS,AND GEOTECHNICAL PROPERTIES Interplay Between Gas Hydrates and Submarine Slope FailureAdvanced Dynamic Soil Testing - Introducing the New MarumDynamic Triaxial Testing Device Clustering of Geotechnical Properties of Marine SedimentsThrough Self-Organizing Maps: An Example from the Zakynthos Canyon-ValleySystem, Greece Identificationof Shear Zones and Their Causal Mechanisms Using a Combination of ConePenetration Tests and Seismic Data in the Eastern Niger DeltaMass Wasting Dynamics at the Deeper Slope of the LigurianMargin (Southern France) Characterization of Micaceous Sand for Investigation of aSubsea Mass Movement Estimating Drag Forces on Suspended and Laid-on-Seafl oorPipelines Caused by Clay-Rich Submarine Debris Flow Impact Experimental Investigation of Subaqueous Clay-Rich DebrisFlows, Turbidity Generation and Sediment Deposition The Kinematics of a Debris Avalanche on the Sumatra Margin 3D Numerical Modelling of Submerged and Coastal LandslidePropagation Peculiar Morphologies of Subaqueous Landslide Deposits andTheir Relationship to Flow DynamicsLarge Landslides on Passive Continental Margins: Processes,Hypotheses and Outstanding Questions Origin of Overpressure and Slope Failure in the Ursa Region,Northern Gulf of Mexico History of Pore Pressure Build Up and Slope Instability inMud-Dominated Sediments of Ursa Basin, Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope How Does Fluid Inflow Geometry Control Slope Destabilization? Geochemical Evidence for Groundwater-Charging of SlopeSediments: The Nice Airport 1979 Landslide and Tsunami Revisited Modeling Slope Instability as Shear Rupture Propagation in aSaturated Porous SECTION II SUBMARINE MASS MOVEMENTS: CASE STUDIES ANDHAZARD ASSESSMENT Submarine Mass Transport Within Monterey Canyon: BenthicDisturbance Controls on the Distribution of Chemosynthetic BiologicalCommunitiesMulti-direction Flow in a Mass-Transport Deposit, SantosBasin, Offshore Brazil Small-Scale Insights into Seismic-Scale Slumps: A Comparisonof Slump Features from the Waitemata Basin, New Zealand, and the Møre Basin,Off-Shore NorwayThe Block Composite Submarine Landslide, Southern NewEngland Slope, U.S.A.: A Morphological AnalysisPost-Megaslide Slope Stability North of Svalbard, ArcticOcean Geomorphology of the Talismán Slide (Western slope of HattonBank, NE Atlantic Ocean) Investigations on the Peach 4 Debrite, a Late PleistoceneMass Movement on the Northwest British Continental Margin Redistribution of Sediments by Submarine Landslides on theEastern Nankai Accretionary Prism Mass Wasting at the Easternmost Cyprus Arc, Off Syria,Eastern Mediterranean Risk Analysis for Hurricane-Wave Induced Submarine MudslidesGIS-Based Assessment of Submarine Mudfl owHazard Offshore of the Mississippi Delta, Gulf of Mexico Spatial Analysis of Shallow Slope Instability Incorporatingan Engineering Geological Ground Model Estimating the Empirical Probability of Submarine LandslideOccurrence Constraining Geohazards to the Past: Impact Assessment ofSubmarine Mass Movements on Seabed Developments Evaluating Gas-Generated Pore Pressure with Seismic Reflection Data in aLandslide-Prone Area: An Example from Finneidfjord, Norway Historic and Paleo-Submarine Landslide Deposits ImagedBeneath Port Valdez, Alaska: Implications for Tsunami Generation in a GlacialFiord Multibeam Bathymetry Investigations of Mass Movements inLake Le Bourget (NW Alps, France) Using a Portable Platform Morphodynamic and Slope Instability Observations at WabushLake, Labrador Climate-Induced Turbidity Current Activity in NW-AfricanCanyon Systems SECTION III SUBMARINE MASS MOVEMENTS IN MARGINCONSTRUCTION AND ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE Investigating the Timing, Processes and Deposits of One ofthe World's Largest Submarine Gravity Flows: The 'Bed 5 Event' Off NorthwestAfrica MTCs of the Brazos-Trinity Slope System; Thoughts on theSequence Stratigraphy of MTCs and Their Possible Roles in Shaping HydrocarbonTraps Southeast Australia: A Cenozoic Continental Margin Dominatedby Mass Transport A Database on Submarine Landslides of the Mediterranean SeaSubmarine Landslides Along the Algerian Margin: A Review ofTheir Occurrence and Potential Link with Tectonic StructuresMass-Transport Deposits on the Algerian Margin (AlgiersArea): Morphology, Lithology and Sedimentary ProcessesDetailed Analysis of a Submarine Landslide (SAR-27) in theDeep Basin Offshore Algiers (Western Mediterranean) 3D Seismic Interpretation of Mass Transport Deposits:Implications for Basin Analysis and Geohazard Evaluation Slope Instability on the French Guiana Transform Margin fromSwath-Bathymetry and 3.5 kHz Echograms Megaslides in the Foz do Amazonas Basin, BrazilianEquatorial Margin Detached and Shelf-Attached Mass Transport Complexes on theMagdalena Deepwater FanCharacter, Distribution and Timing of Latest QuaternaryMass-Transport Deposits in Texas-Louisiana Intraslope Basins Based onHigh-Resolution (3.5 kHz) Seismic Facies and Piston Cores Upper Cretaceous Mass Transport Systems Above the WyandotFormation Chalk, Offshore Nova ScotiaThe Significance ofMass-Transport Deposits for the Evolution of a Proglacial Continental Slope SECTION IV SUBMARINE MASS MOVEMENTS AND TSUNAMIS Middle to Late Miocene Slope Failure and the Generation of aRegional Unconformity Beneath the Western Scotian Slope, Eastern Canada Mass Transport Deposits on the Southwestern NewfoundlandSlopeMass Transport Events and Their Tsunami HazardHydrodynamic Modeling of Tsunamis Generated by SubmarineLandslides: Generation, Propagation, and Shoreline ImpactCalculations of Tsunamis from Submarine Landslides Experiments on Tsunamis Generated by 3D Granular LandslidesF. Distal Turbidites and Tsunamigenic Landslides of StromboliVolcano (Aeolian Islands, Italy)Tsunamigenic Risks Associated with Mass Transport Complexesin Offshore Trinidad and VenezuelaDistribution and Tsunamigenic Potential of SubmarineLandslides in the Gulf of MexicoA Study of the Tsunami Effects of Two Landslides in the St.Lawrence