Analysis of the Impact of Precipitation on Landslide Activity Within the Erosive Slopes of River Valleys of the South of Ukraine

  • Galina Pedan
  • Olena DragomyretskaEmail author
  • Oleksandr Dragomyretskyy
Conference paper


In the article the results of many years of observations of landslide activity on the slopes of the river valleys in the south of Ukraine (Northern Black Sea region) are presented. Northern Black Sea region includes the territory of the Odessa, Nikolaev and Kherson region. Characteristics of the main factors in the formation of landslides and their variability over time are shown. The degree of influence of precipitation on landslide process mode detected. The periodic component in the precipitation regime is established, which allows to predict periods of activation of landslide process.


Northern Black Sea region The slopes of the river valleys Landslide Precipitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Galina Pedan
    • 1
  • Olena Dragomyretska
    • 2
    Email author
  • Oleksandr Dragomyretskyy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering Geology and HydrogeologyOdessa I.I.Mechnikov National UniversityOdessaUkraine
  2. 2.State Institution “Hydroacoustic Branch of Institute of Geophysics by S.I.Subbotin name of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine”OdessaUkraine

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