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Descriptor English: Landslides
Descriptor Spanish: Deslizamientos de Tierra
Descriptor Portuguese: Deslizamentos de Terra
Descriptor French: Glissements de terrain
Entry term(s): Land Movement
Land Subsidence
Landslide
Mudslide
Mudslides
Rockslide
Rockslides
Tree number(s): G01.311.603
N06.230.100.230.625
SP4.037.403.514.250
SP4.122.403.569
SP8.473.654.517.282.245
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055876
Scope note: Downslope movements of soil and and/or rock resulting from natural phenomena or man made actions. These can be secondary effects of severe storms, VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS and EARTHQUAKES.
Annotation: coordinate with DISASTERS if pertinent; specify geographic location
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Disasters (1972-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Soil Mechanics DeCS
Trenching Machines DeCS
DeCS ID: 53289
Unique ID: D055876
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Landslides - Preferred
Concept UI M0521338
Scope note Downslope movements of soil and and/or rock resulting from natural phenomena or man made actions. These can be secondary effects of severe storms, VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS and EARTHQUAKES.
Preferred term Landslides
Entry term(s) Landslide
Rockslides - Narrower
Concept UI M0521550
Scope note Sudden downslope movements of rocks.
Preferred term Rockslides
Entry term(s) Rockslide
Mudslides - Narrower
Concept UI M0521551
Scope note Downslope movements of mud.
Preferred term Mudslides
Entry term(s) Mudslide
Land Movement - Broader
Concept UI FD00061804
Preferred term Land Movement
Entry term(s) Land Subsidence



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