The down slope movement of earth material under the influence of gravity.
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.
Landslide Hazards Program [ More info] Research program designed to improve understanding of the causes of ground failure so that the hazards associated with landslides can be mitigated or avoided.
Landslide hazards: Frequently Asked Questions [ More info] Answers to common questions about landslides and the hazards they pose.
Landslide: did you see it? [ More info] Report your experience of seeing a landslide including location.
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.
Landslides research [ More info] Description of research projects in progress to make accurate landslide hazard maps and forecasts of landslide occurrences.
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.
National Landslide Information Center [ More info] National Landslide Information Center links to general information, teacher/student information, recent landslide events, state and local information, current projects, fire-related landslides, and images and publications on landslides.
Natural hazards [ More info] Research and monitoring to provide the Nation with a clear understanding of natural hazards and their potential threats to society, and assists with developing smart, cost-effective strategies for achieving preparedness and resilience.
Natural Hazards - A National Threat [ More info] Describes the role USGS plays in reducing losses from natural disasters, itemizing specific information we develop and maintain to help mitigate or avoid these problems.
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