A Technical Note on Monitoring of Jhakri Landslide in Bari Village Area of Himachal Pradesh

Mittal, S.K. and Singh, Manjeet and Singh, Bhoop (2013) A Technical Note on Monitoring of Jhakri Landslide in Bari Village Area of Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Rock Mechanics & Tunneling Technology, 19 (2). pp. 129-134. ISSN Print: 0024-2292 Online: 0976-2469

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Abstract

The occurrence of landslides is quite common on natural slopes and tectonically active region showing high degree of rock instability. A slope failure is developed due to progressive external loads and deteriorations of slope geo-materials and is major cause of landslides. In our country, till date, some research institutes are carrying out scattered efforts to analyse the landslide hazards. Landslide analysis is too complex and needs systematic studies. CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) is pursuing a research on instrumental monitoring of landslide and developing prediction algorithms. Under this research a part of Jhakri landslide in Bari village area of Himachal Pradesh (H.P.), an Indian State in the Himalayas, is instrumented in May 2012, and realtime data is being acquired round the clock. Installed instrumentation is modular and two-tier structured system. It is observed that monitoring network will be populated with more sensors and three-four years data will be acquired to develop and validate prediction algorithms.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Landslide; Slope failure; Natural slopes; Tectonically active; Monitoring; Real-time data
Subjects: CSIO > Geo - Seismic Instrumentation
CSIO > Public Safety
Divisions: Public Safety
Depositing User: Ms. Jyotsana
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2015 11:09
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2015 11:09
URI: http://csioir.csio.res.in/id/eprint/464

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