Land reflection seismic, hydrogeological and magnetic study of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Silvia Salas Romero - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Alireza Malehmir - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Ian Snowball - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Benoît Dessirier - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Description

Quick-clay landslides are common geohazards in Nordic countries and Canada. The presence of potential quick clays is confirmed using geotechnical investigations, but near-surface geophysical methods, such as seismic and resistivity surveys, can also help identifying coarse-grained materials associated to the development of quick clays. We present the results of four reflection seismic profiles next to the Göta River in Sweden, along which many quick-clay landslide scars exist. An extensive coarse-grained layer exists in the sedimentary sequence and is interpreted and modeled in a regional context. Hydrological modeling of the coarse-grained layer is performed. Magnetic data are also studied within this investigation.

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English

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Research principal

Uppsala University

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Geographic location: Sweden, Västra Götaland County

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Publications

Salas-Romero, S., Malehmir, A., Snowball, I., & Dessirier, B., Subsurface characterization of a quick-clay vulnerable area using near-surface geophysics and hydrological modelling, accepted in Solid Earth, 2019

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Dataset 1
Land reflection seismic, hydrogeological and magnetic study of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden

Description

Four reflection seismic profiles collected in 2013 (line 5 has two parts, cabled geophones and wireless stations).

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Citation

Silvia Salas Romero, Alireza Malehmir, Ian Snowball, Benoît Dessirier. Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences (2019). <em>Land reflection seismic, hydrogeological and magnetic study of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/acbv-h350">https://doi.org/10.5878/acbv-h350</a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Silvia Salas Romero - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Alireza Malehmir - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Ian Snowball - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Benoît Dessirier - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2018-03-05

Dataset 2
Modeled subsurface interfaces of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden

Description

Modeled interfaces (xyz).

Version 1.0

Citation

Silvia Salas Romero, Alireza Malehmir, Ian Snowball, Benoît Dessirier. Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences (2019). <em>Modeled subsurface interfaces of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/md19-qw71">https://doi.org/10.5878/md19-qw71</a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Silvia Salas Romero - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Alireza Malehmir - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Ian Snowball - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Benoît Dessirier - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2018-03-05

Dataset 3
Hydrogeological modeling of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden

Version 2.0

2019-09-09
https://doi.org/10.5878/r1kq-0f98

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Citation

Silvia Salas Romero, Alireza Malehmir, Ian Snowball, Benoît Dessirier. Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences (2019). <em>Hydrogeological modeling of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/r1kq-0f98">https://doi.org/10.5878/r1kq-0f98</a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Silvia Salas Romero - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Alireza Malehmir - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Ian Snowball - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Benoît Dessirier - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2018-03-05

Dataset 4
Magnetic study of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden

Version 1.0

Citation

Silvia Salas Romero, Alireza Malehmir, Ian Snowball, Benoît Dessirier. Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences (2019). <em>Magnetic study of an area prone to quick-clay landslides in southwest Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/a8xn-fc97">https://doi.org/10.5878/a8xn-fc97</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Silvia Salas Romero - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Alireza Malehmir - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Ian Snowball - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Benoît Dessirier - Uppsala universitet, Geosciences

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2018-03-05

Published: 2019-01-18
Last updated: 2020-01-22