Peculiarities of Mudflow Formation in the Crimea

A. A. Klyukin and V. E. Novikov

Simferopol University, Yalta Hydrogeological and Engineering Geological Expedition, Yalta, Ukraine

Received January 13, 1997

Abstract—Conditions and mechanisms of mudflow initiation are analyzed, and the factors affecting the for-
mation of mudflows in slope and valley mudflow basins are revealed. The causes of the decrease in mudflow
activity over the last 30 years are determined.