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Landslide Hazards in the Seattle, Washington, Area [ More info] Explains how and why landslides occur in this area, and what can be done to forecast and mitigate them.
Landslides learning & education [ More info] A wide variety of explanatory and educational resources about landslides and their relationship with earthquakes and storms, and preparedness. Includes glossary and photos.
Riding the storm -- landslide danger in the San Francisco Bay Area [ More info] Video: Learn what USGS scientists have discovered about landslide dynamics and which slopes are most susceptible to sliding. Hear the devastating stories of Bay Area residents affected by landslides and learn to recognize the danger signs.
The landslide handbook -- A guide to understanding landslides [ More info] Basic information for homeowners, communities, emergency managers, and decisionmakers. Includes sections on landslide types, evaluation tools, and mitigation techniques.
Progress toward a safer future since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake [ More info] Summarizes what we have learned since this serious earthquake and how we have improved our preparedness for events such as this.
Mount Rainier - Living Safely With a Volcano in Your Backyard [ More info] One of our Nation's most dangerous volcanoes, Mount Rainier has been the source of countless eruptions and volcanic mudflows, and many people live in the areas that will be affected by it.
Mount St. Helens, 1980 to now--what's going on? [ More info] Summarizes the eruptions of this spectacular volcano and the consequences for the surrounding landscape, explains how volcanoes like this form, and how we monitor their activity to mitigate hazards they pose.
USGS news and information on El Nino [ More info] Information sources on El Nino effects such as landslides, coastal hazards, floods. Includes links to maps and images.
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