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Proposed electricity generation developments: peat landslide hazard best practice guide

Published: 26 Apr 2017

Second edition of guidance on best practice methods to identify, mitigate and manage peat slide hazards and associated risks.

84 page PDF

2.6MB

84 page PDF

2.6MB

Contents
Proposed electricity generation developments: peat landslide hazard best practice guide
Figures and Plates

84 page PDF

2.6MB

Figures and Plates

Figure 1.1 Flow diagram checklist for peat landslide hazard and risk assessment
Figure 1.1 Flow diagram checklist for peat landslide hazard and risk assessment

Figure 5.1 Balance of slope forces
Figure 5.1 Balance of slope forces

Plate 2.1 Bog burst, a spreading failure in peat with pear shaped area of disturbance with concentric rafts and tears and little substrate exposed
Plate 2.1 Bog burst, a spreading failure in peat with pear shaped area of disturbance with concentric rafts and tears and little substrate exposed

Plate 2.2 Peat slide, a shallow translational slide failure in peat with large slab-shaped raft visible (right) and extensive exposed substrate (left)
Plate 2.2 Peat slide, a shallow translational slide failure in peat with large slab-shaped raft visible (right) and extensive exposed substrate (left)

Plate 2.3 Long and semi-continuous tension crack
Plate 2.3 Long and semi-continuous tension crack

Plate 2.4 Diamond shaped tears
Plate 2.4 Diamond shaped tears

Plate 2.5 Multiple intersecting cracks
Plate 2.5 Multiple intersecting cracks

Plate 2.6 Compression ridge
Plate 2.6 Compression ridge

Plate 2.7 A section of thrusted peat
Plate 2.7 A section of thrusted peat

Plate 2.8 Extrusion features
Plate 2.8 Extrusion features

Plate 2.9 Pipe outlet in exposed peat scarp
Plate 2.9 Pipe outlet in exposed peat scarp

Plate 2.10 Collapsed piping
Plate 2.10 Collapsed piping

Plate 2.11 Gullies, and pools and hummocks
Plate 2.11 Gullies, and pools and hummocks

Plate 2.12 Flushes and soakaway
Plate 2.12 Flushes and soakaway


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Email: Energy Consents Unit

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