Workshop on Grand Banks slide, December 4th in Halifax

Piper, D.J.W., Cochonat, P. and Morrison, M.L. (1999). The sequence of events around the epicentre of the 1929 Grand Banks earthquake: initiation of debris flows and turbidity current inferred from sidescan sonar. Sedimentology, 46. PDF File (3 847 kb)

Piper, D.J.W., Shor, A.N. and Hughes Clarke, J.E. 1988. The 1929 Grand Banks earthquake, slump and turbidity current. In: H.E. Clifton (Ed.), Sedimentologic consequences of convulsive geologic events. Geological Society of America Special Paper 229, PDF File (939 kb)

Piper, D.J.W., Farre, J.A., and Shor, A.N. (1985). Late Quaternary slumps and debris flows on the Scotian Slope. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 96. PDF File (2 410 kb)

Heezon, B.C. and Ewing, M. (1952). Turbidity currents and submarine slumps and the 1929 Grand Banks earthquake. American Journal Science, 250. PDF File (1 272 kb)

Locat, J., Lee, H. J. (2002). Submarine landslides: advances and challenges. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 39. PDF File (3 162 kb)