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Contribución a la gestión de riesgos urbanos en la ciudad de Pinar del Río mediante un modelo geológico-geotécnico 3D  [Contribution to the urban risk management in the city of Pinar del Rio using 3D geological-geotechnical model]

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Alternate Title:Contribution to the urban risk management in the city of Pinar del Rio using 3D geological-geotechnical model
Authors:Ordaz-Hernández, Alexis
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Facultad de Geografía, Mexico City, Mexico
Volume Title:Minería y Geología
Source:Minería y Geología, 33(4), p.429-447. Publisher: Instituto Superior Minero Metalurgico, Holguin, Cuba. ISSN: 0258-5979
Publication Date:2017
Note:In Spanish with English summary. 22 refs.; illus., incl. 2 tables, geol. sketch map
Summary:The objective of this paper is to elaborate a geological-geotechnical model in three dimensions for the Cenozoic section which is the shallowest of Pinar del Rio City. It is intended that the model obtained is used in future as an interpretative basis for geotechnical phenomena arising in the urban environment. The procedure fallowed can be easily applied to other worldwide studies, mainly in the areas that exist a big volume of geotechnical information. The procedure fallowed can be easily reproduced in other study cases worldwide, specifically counting on a wide volume of geotechnical information. Six Engineering Geological Types (EGT) are identified in the model, namely, Artificial fill, Vegetation layer, Marine alluvial coarse grained soil, Marine alluvial fine grained soil, Eluvial s oil and Bed rock. The 3D geological-geotechnical model illustrates the spatial arrangement of the EGT above, and can contribute significantly at decision making in urban planning.
Subjects:Alluvium; Cenozoic; Clastic sediments; Engineering properties; Ground water; Neogene; Paleogene; Risk assessment; Sediments; Slope stability; Soil mechanics; Soil-structure interface; Substrates; Tertiary; Three-dimensional models; Urban environment; Urban planning; Antilles; Caribbean region; Cuba; Greater Antilles; Pinar del Rio Cuba; West Indies; Capdevila Formation; Guane Formation; Paso Real Formation
Coordinates:N222500 N222500 W0834200 W0834200
Record ID:889928-2
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