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Soil and Water Engineering  >   Library  >   Slope Stability Publications

Publications are listed by date from the most recent documents to the oldest ones. Many publications are available in PDF format. To view or print them you will need to download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Links are provided for publications which have been published in HTML format. Some publications are available in printed form (go to All Publications to request hard copies) and others are not currently available.

Those publications which we can mail are marked. Publications of interest but which we currently cannot supply in any format are marked with "not currently available."

We plan to make more publications available on-line (as text or as PDF files), so check back for new publications and newly-accessible ones.

Slope Stability Publications:

Elliot, W.J.; Lewis, S.A. 2000. Linking the WEPP model to stability models. ASAE Paper No. 002150. Presented at the 2000 ASAE Annual International Meeting, July 9-12, 2000, Milwaukee, WI. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 8 p. [PDF - Linking the WEPP model to stability models, July 2000 (241k) ]

McClelland, D.E.; Foltz, R.B.; Falter, C.M.; Wilson, W.D.; Cundy, T.; Schuster, R.L.; Saurbier, J.; Rabe, C.; Heinemann, R. 1999. Relative effects on a low-volume road system of landslides resulting from episodic storms in northern Idaho. Presented at the Seventh International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, May 23-26, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA. Transportation Research Record No. 1652, volume 2. 235-243. [ PDF - Transportation Research Record No. 1652, volume 2. 235-243 (1161k) ]

Koler, Thomas E. 1998. Evaluating slope stability in forest uplands with deterministic and probabilistic models. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. 4(2):185-194 (Summer 1998). [ not currently available ]

Hall, D.E.; Long, M.T.; Remboldt, M.D., editors. 1994. Slope Stability Reference Guide for National Forests in the United States. Prellwitz, R.W.; Koler, T.E.; Steward, J.E., coordinators. Publication EM-7170-13. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, Engineering Staff. 3 volumes, 1091 p. OUT OF PRINT [ HTML - Overview of Slope Stability Reference Guide | HTML - Errata for Slope Stability Reference Guide ] [ not currently available ]

Elliot, W.J.; Koler, T.E. 1994. Slope stability technology transfer in the Forest Service. ASAE Paper No. 942107. June 19--22, 1994, Kansas City, MO. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 6 p. [ PDF - Slope stability technology transfer in the Forest Service (118k) ]

Hammond, C.; Hall, D.; Miller, S.; Swetik, P. 1992. Level I Stability Analysis (LISA) documentation for version 2.0. General Technical Report INT-285. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 190 p. [ HTML - Overview of Level I Stability Analysis (LISA) | HTML - Errata for Level I Stability Analysis (LISA) ] [ go to All Publications to request printed version ]

Hall, D.E. 1992. A set of continuous univariate pseudo-random number generation routines for use in computer simulation. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 98 p. M.S. thesis. [ not currently available ]

Slope stability project annotated bibliography