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Landslide types and processes

An introductory primer giving basic scientific facts about landslides--the types of landslides, how they are initiated, and how they can begin to be managed as a hazard.

by Highland, Lynn M. (Compiler)
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3072
Related topics:
Geomorphology, Hazards, Landslides
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