Tailings Dam Failures: Updated Statistical Model for Discharge Volume and Runout
This paper presents a statistical model to estimate the volume of released tailings (VF) and the maximum distance travelled by the tailings (Dmax) in the event of a tailings dam failure, based on physical parameters of the dams.
Larrauri, P.C., and U. Lall. 2018. Tailings dam failures: Updated statistical model for discharge volume and runout. Environments 5(28).