Landslips, landslides, and soil creep are geological phenomena encompassing a broad spectrum of ground movements. These movements can manifest as shallow or deep-seated slides, rockfalls along steep slopes (whether controlled by joints or not), or block sliding. The speed of these failures determines whether they are categorized as landslides/landslips or as soil creep.
When a failure occurs rapidly, it results in a landslide or landslip. Conversely, if the failure transpires gradually over the course of years, exhibiting slippage over an extended period, soil creep emerges.
In both scenarios, land movement has the potential to lead to human casualties or substantial financial losses affecting public and private property alike. Landslides can transpire in offshore, coastal, and onshore environments. While the primary driving forces for landslides involve gravity and the presence of water or vertical joints, there are additional contributing factors that influence the original stability of a slope.
As part of our services at Soil Pacifica.inc, we offer expertise and solutions in addressing these geological challenges. Our team is equipped to analyze, assess, and provide strategies to mitigate the impact of landslides, landslips, and soil creep, safeguarding both lives and valuable assets.