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Here is the ultimate guide to physically attractive, environmentally compatible, and cost-effective methods of protecting slopes from erosion and mass wasting. Lavishly illustrated with more than 150 photographs and supplemented with scores of charts and tables, this book covers the entire subject from general principles and background on the nature of soil erosion and mass movement to detailed information on root strengths, treatment selection, unit costs, critical tractive stresses, methods for harvesting and handling live cuttings, and more. About the Author Donald H. Gray is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan. Robbin B. Sotir is President of Robbin B. Sotir & Associates, a soil bioengineering consulting firm based in Marietta, Georgia. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction to Biotechnical Stabilization. Surficial Erosion and Mass Movement. Role of Vegetation in the Stability of Slopes. Principles of Biotechnical and Soil Bioengineering Stabilization. Structural-Mechanical Components of Biotechnical Stabilization. Vegetative Components and Considerations. Soil Bioengineering Stabilization: Techniques and Methods. Biotechnical Stabilization: Guidelines for Vegetative Treatment of Revetments and Retaining Structures. Biotechnical Ground Covers. New Developments and Future Directions in Biotechnical Stabilization. Appendices. Index.

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Author(s)Donald H. Gray, Robbin B. Sotir
PublisherWiley India
ISBN9788126574346
Pages400
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearNovember 2018