Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity
After reading, studying, and discussing Chapter 9, you should be able to:
- Define mass wasting and discuss the role the process plays in landform development.
- List and describe the controls and triggers of mass wasting.
- Discuss the classification of mass wasting processes.
- Describe the various types of mass wasting, including slump, rockslide, debris flow, earthflow, creep, and solifluction.
- Explain the cause of submarine landslides.