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Photos of “Mega” Slump Bank Erosion - 2006

 

Slope Stabilization Work Plan, 3.0 MB pdf

 

Much of the excess sediment and turbidity is thought to be from this eroding bank.

 

These images are from the

Slope Stabilization Work Plan For Poplar River Management Board

Prepared by: North American Wetland Engineering, LLC

 

Slump Zones in Lower Poplar River Watershed - click to enlarge

Slump Zones in Lower Poplar River Watershed.

Bare soil at the base of the slump

Bare soil at the base of the slump in an area where, at peak flows, soil is transported downstream.

 

Rill erosion on the face of the slump

Rill erosion on the face of the slump

Gully erosion on the face of the slump

Gully erosion on the face of the slump

 

megaslump at the end of summer
megaslump at the end of fall

Comparison of the megaslump at the end of summer
versus the end of fall after leaves have fallen.