Item Details

Mass Wasting [electronic resource]

produced by Intelecom
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Explains that anyone undertaking a building project must understand mass wasting or the downslope movement of earth under the influence of gravity. Various factors in mass wasting, including the rock's effective strength and pore spaces, are discussed, as are different types of mass wasting such as creep, slump, and landslides. Images of an actual landslide illustrate the phenomenon.
Performers
Presented by James Sadd ; narrated by David Gilfillan.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Video streaming is available for these titles.
Series
Earth Revealed
Series Statement
Earth revealed ; 16
ISBN
1559464437 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1992.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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