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Slope stabilization and erosion control using vegetation

Slope stabilization and erosion control using vegetation

a manual of practice for coastal property owners

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Published by The Program in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slopes (Soil mechanics) -- Washington (State),
  • Soil erosion -- Washington (State),
  • Coastal zone management -- Washington (State),
  • Shore protection -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Myers Biodynamics ; sponsored by Shorelands & Coastal Zone Management Program, Washington Department of Ecology.
    SeriesPublication -- 93-30, Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 93-30.
    ContributionsMyers, Rian D., Myers Biodynamics, Inc., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology., Washington (State). Shorelands & Coastal Zone Management Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14472668M
    OCLC/WorldCa29059352

      This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the use of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind. From a basic understanding of the principles and practices of vegetation growth and establishment, it describes how vegetation can be treated as an engineering material and used to solve erosion and slope stability s: 1. This book covers the use of vegetation in the control of soil erosion and slope stabilization. Topics covered include: engineering properties of vegetation; ecological principles for vegetation establishment and maintenance; simulated vegetation and geotextiles; water erosion control; wind erosion control; and slope stabilization.

    A HOMEOWNER'S GUIDE TO EROSION CONTROL Soil erosion can happen slowly, gradually washing away top soil, or it can select plants for slope stabilization and use bubblers or drip emitters for irrigation. When watering season starts If you have removed vegetation, dead or dying trees from your property, you need to take defensive measures. Terra Erosion Control Ltd. Terra Erosion Control is a Canadian environmental service company established in , formerly a build and design firm, now focusing on consulting and specializing in the field of biotechnical slope stabilization / soil and ground bioengineering solutions to erosion and sediment control, riparian restoration, storm water outfall protection, mining and industrial.

    Ground Bioengineering Techniques: For Slope Protection and Erosion Control [Schiechtl, Hugo Meinhard, Stern, Roland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ground Bioengineering Techniques: For Slope Protection and Erosion Control This book, the first of a pair of volumes on bioengineering techniques, shows how vegetation can Cited by: Design Scene – Chapter 13 (Turf Establishment & Erosion Control) Page 1 Revised () CHAPTER TURF ESTABLISHMENT and EROSION CONTROL. CULVERT END ENERGY STABILIZATION All culvert outfall ends require some form of energy stabilization, and is critically important on safety Size: KB.


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Slope stabilization and erosion control using vegetation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Property owners and contractors guide to re-vegetation of coastal bluffs for stabilization of slopes. NOTES: The content of this publication can now also be found as a web page. See Related Web Page below. REQUEST A COPY: The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s environment.

Soil bioengineering, in the context of upland slope protection and erosion reduction, combines mechani-cal, biological, and ecological concepts to arrest and prevent shallow slope failures and erosion.

Basic approaches to upland slope protection and erosion control can be divided into two general categories: living and nonliving (table 18–1).

In this book, we focus on the use of vegetation to stabilize soil on slopes prone to mass movements. Before a plant can be chosen for a particular function, its physical and hydrological properties must be determined, thus the root architecture of grasses, shrubs and trees are described and the soil hydrological and mechanical factors which 5/5(1).

Created Date: 1/23/ PM. Steep Slope Stabilization Using Woody Vegetation (by Leslie Hennelly, ) has a plant list, as well as a chart which indicates plants used to control erosion, the.

Temporary Slope Stabilization and Pipe Downdrains Triangular Silt Dikes The Importance of Erosion Control Erosion Control Handbook for Local Roads 5 Effective erosion control requires an integrated Vegetation and erosion control needs should be selected with topography in Size: 2MB.

It has been written primarily for engineers and contains case studies and many color images of VS applications. The book can be downloaded or can be purchased as hard copy from > TVNI's archives. contains many papers and references to VS for slope stabilization.

TVNI's photo galleries provide images of slope protection: Gallery 1. This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the Slope stabilization and erosion control using vegetation book of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind.

From a basic understanding of the principles and practices of vegetation growth and establishment, it describes how vegetation can be treated as an engineering material and used to. construction and the installation of the erosion control materials is described in Colorado Department of Transportation Report Number CDOT-DTD-R, “Evaluation of Slope Stabilization Methods (US 40 Berthoud Pass)” (Price ).

Figure 1. Lifting materials to the top of the Size: KB. The research on soil erosion in dry-hot valley primarily fastens on gully erosion and mass erosion mechanism [2,7,8,[10][11][12][13], and the gully erosion and mass erosion had been preliminarily. Get this from a library.

Slope stabilization and erosion control using vegetation: a manual of practice for coastal property owners. [Rian D Myers; Myers Biodynamics.; Washington (State).

Shorelands & Coastal Zone Management Program.; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.] -- "This publication introduces general soil bioengineering practices to coastal property.

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control presents information on cost-effective and sustainable road slope stabilization techniques, with a focus on shallow or near-surface slope stabilization and related erosion control methods used on low-volume roads.

Fertilize accordingly. Create shelf-like basins around trees and shrubs that are planted into the slope and use varying sizes of rocks for stability and attractiveness. Create a layered look: Arrange plants for a layered look, using largest in back, then balance the visual layout by randomly placing medium shrubs.

Fill in with perennial flowers Reviews: The potential of bamboo in erosion control and slope stabilization has been proven worldwide. Bamboos are being used as living plants as well as construction material in different soil.

The potential of bamboo in erosion control and slope stabilization has been proven worldwide. Bamboos are being used as living plants as well as construction material in different soil bioengineering techniques in many countries.

The soil and water bioengineering approach is combined with bamboo traits and mechanical properties. The existing accumulated experiences of using bamboo in soil and Cited by: 1.

As the stability improves, native vegetation will volunteer, helping to blend the site into the surroundings. There are many techniques used in biotechnical work.

Some of the most common are: Vegetated Rock Gabions—This is a combination of vegetation and rock gabions generally used for slope Size: 4MB. Most hillsides can be made relatively stable with plants.

A planting can stop nearly all erosion and hillside movement in a landscape. Almost. The only way of stabilizing a slope better than plants is a reinforced retaining wall that you need to take a mortgage out to put up ($50, is common).

The planting needs to be a mix of. Landscaping for Erosion Control. Under the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program grant project, Sediment Reduction Education and Outreach in Coral Bay, CBCC completed a variety of education and outreach activities that focused on ways individual community members can help continue sediment reduction efforts using vegetation best management practices (BMP) and landscaping for erosion.

A severe slope is held here with jute mesh and a diversity of plants for surface and subsurface erosion control.

When erosion control plants are diverse and integrated with boulders, the slope becomes a garden all by itself. Ornamental grasses such as this fountain grass maintain a thick network of thin fibrous roots ideal for holding soil.

Erosion Control Slope Stabilization On slopes that are being eroded away, slowing down of surface water is needed. To accomplish this installation of devices meant to slow down the water is needed.

These come in two different forms: erosion control blankets and fiber rolls. Erosion Control Blankets. Use Erosion Control Blankets to Add Vegetation to Slopes There are many varieties of fiber, biodegradable, and compost blankets /mats on the market today, and they have all been designed with one aim; to minimize the effects of water erosion on slopes and embankments.

Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control Using Vegetation It's available for free on the Washington State DOE website: http:/ /w rams/sea/p ubs// I also got a pamphlet in the mail, shipped- free! I'll make another post if I can remember who I called for that.:).Slope failures are often a result of weather events, poor soil structures, poor drainage and/or land use.

Each of these influences can lower the soil’s ability to resist shearing, leading to slope instability. The two most common types of slope failures are rotational failures and creep failures.