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Citation Slaymaker, O. 1990. Debris torrent hazard in the eastern Fraser and Coquihalla valleys. Western Geography 1:34-48.
Organization UBC
URL https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/ffip/Slaymaker_O1990WesternGeogr.pdf
Abstract/Description or Keywords Environmental conditions favouring the occurrence of debris torrents and distinctive criteria for their recognition are discussed. Comparison of debris flow activity in the Eastern Fraser and Coquihalla valleys shows the importance of sediment availability and entrainability of debris in determining the risk of debris torrent occurrence.
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Regional Watershed Lower Fraser
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