Debris-flow flume at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon
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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Dept. of the Interior, Information Services, distributor] in [Reston, Va.?], [Denver, Colo .
Written in English


  • Mass-wasting -- Oregon

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Other titlesDebris flow flume at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon
SeriesWater fact sheet, Open-file report -- 92-483, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 92-483
ContributionsCosta, John E, LaHusen, R. G, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet
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Open LibraryOL18136985M

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ABSTRACT: The U.S. Geological Survey debris-flow flume is a unique, large-scale experimental facility located at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest in the Willamette National Forest, Oregon. Research on the dynamics of debris flows, landslides, and related phenomena began there in and continues today. Welcome to the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest The H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest covers the entac (ha) watershed of Lookout Creek, which flows into Blue River Reservoir and then to the McKenzie River. Elevation of the Andrews Forest ranges from 1, to 5, ft ( to m). Broadly representative of the rugged, mountainous. Survey debris flow flume, established in , where the generation and runout of experimental debris flows are studied. H.J. Andrews Headquarters Douglas-fir plantation (clearcut in ). Headquarters site. 3 The Interpretive Trail passes through old-growth forest windfall gap (winter ) and through a clearcut plantation, which. Year Published: Debris flow runup on vertical barriers and adverse slopes. Runup of debris flows against obstacles in their paths is a complex process that involves profound flow deceleration and redirection.

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEBRIS-FLOW FLUME AT HJ. ANDREWS EXPERIMENTAL FOREST, OREGON DEBRIS FLOWS Debris flows are churning, water-saturated masses of rock, soil, and organic matter that rush down mountain slopes. They typically originate as landslides and courseCited by: Chang, S.Y. () Evaluation of a system for detecting debris flows and warning road traffic at bridges susceptible to debris-flow hazard. Debris-flow Hazards Mitigation, Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment. Google ScholarCited by:   H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest in the Cascades Range of Oregon, USA (iveRson et alii, ). The flume, constructed on a 31º slope, consists of a con-Fig. 1 - Schematic cross section of flume experiment con-figuration showing upper headgate area (contain-ing initial debris-flow material), erodible sediment.   The Andrews Forest, with its long-term experiments and records, provides a focal point for sustaining a long-term interdisciplinary research program, which is critical to solving present and future problems in natural resource management. The purpose of a long-term program of research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest is to develop fundamental .

Iverson RM, Costa JE, LaHusen RG () Debris-Flow flume at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon. US Geological Survey Open-File Report Google ScholarCited by: 3. This study examines the interactions among geomorphic and biogeographic processes that govern the invasion by two contrasting exotic plant species—a shrub, scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) and an herb, foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), over several decades of road and stream networks in the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest in western Oregon.. Distributions of C. Cited by: 9. The experimental flows consisted of 10 m3 of water-saturated sand and gravel, which traveled ˜80 m down a steeply inclined flume before forming an Author: Roger Denlinger. T o recreate the structure of the Debris Flow Flume at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, a speci c overlay is derived and applied atop the CA grid. Cell altitudes are alter ed to model the.