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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 277-290, 2017
http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/17/277/2017/
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-277-2017
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Research article
24 Feb 2017
The catastrophic landfill flowslide at Hongao dumpsite on 20 December 2015 in Shenzhen, China
Qiang Xu et al.

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The article aims at presenting the first-hand dataset and results from the field investigation, laboratory test, and numerical analysis for the flowslide that occurred on 20 December 2015 in Shenzhen, China: a devastating event causing significant human and property losses. The article concluded that the landfill stagnated groundwater flow and resulted in high water pressure due to the absence of a drainage system, with both disposal rate and amount exceeding the maximum design capacity.
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