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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / landscaping
Spanish term or phrase:cuña de desprendimiento
Hello. From a website for landscaping firm that carries out slope stabilisation work:
"En función de las características del terreno y de la pendiente del frente del talud, en XXX calculamos la **cuña de desprendimiento** y dimensionamos los bulones o anclajes y las protecciones de la superficie."
Explanation: I was looking for specific names of types of slide, but wonder if it is just this a general term.
The second option comes in the abstract of http://www.geocomputation.org/2003/Papers/Wichmann_Paper.pdf... on modelling of geomorphic processes: "Different approaches are used to determine locations of process initiation,
including cartographic modelling, multivariate statistical analysis and more
physically based approaches. Process paths are modelled by a combination of
single and multiple flowdirection algorithms,..."
Noni Gilbert Spain Local time: 09:04 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 125