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Hamed Assad Zadeh

Effects of Discharge Levels on Instability of Dams and Watersheds
(Case Study: Kolse Dam Located In Sardasht)

(Volume 85 - Année 2016 — Actes de colloques — Special edition)
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The Zaab river basin is located on the Southwest of Western Azerbaijan and Northwest of Kurdistan province. It has an area of 3527 square kilometers and it flows in Tectonics valley. In addition, the central part of this river’s basin includes repeated mass movement of materials. Every year the earth undergoes different landslides and mass movements which all impose threats on properties, agricultural lands and roads and paths. In this paper, the author has tried to evaluate and determine the effects of discharge levels on instability of the damn and Basin of Zaab River. The research method includes recognition and classification of instabilities on earth and explanation of their causes.

Keywords : instability of slopes, landslide, Zaab basin, zoning

To cite this article

Hamed Assad Zadeh, «Effects of Discharge Levels on Instability of Dams and Watersheds», Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège [En ligne], Volume 85 - Année 2016, Actes de colloques, Special edition, 741 - 749 URL :

About: Hamed Assad Zadeh

MA Geotechnical Civil Engineering, Maragheh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Maragheh, Iran