Potential dangers from both natural processes (e.g., earthquakes, floods, and climate change) and human impacts on the environment.
Landslide types and processes [ More info] 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.
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.
Large floods in the United States: where they happen and why [ More info] Discussion of large floods and occurrence in relationship to regional climatology, topography, and basin size.
Liquefaction maps and data for the San Francisco Bay area [ More info] Explains liquefaction, where it occurs, how it affects people, and what can be done about it. Includes maps and data.
Marin tsunami (video) [ More info] Guidelines for correct tsunami response and community preparedness from local emergency managers, first-responders, and leading experts on tsunami hazards and warnings.
Mass Wasting Following the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire near Durango, Colorado, a Field Trip Guidebook [ More info] Guidebook with photos, maps, and diagrams explaining how forest fires have affected the likelihood of mass wasting, with discussions of steps taken to minimize future impacts.
Mauna Loa current activity [ More info] Current activity of Mauna Loa Volcano with news, GPS data, electronic tiltmeter data, and current seismicity plus links to long term monitoring.
Mauna Loa, Earth's largest volcano [ More info] Current activity, hazards, and history of eruptions of Mauna Loa.
Monitoring and analysis of sand dune movement and growth on the Navajo Nation, southwestern United States [ More info] We combine long-term records from aerial photographs, detailed mapping using survey-grade GPS, and ground-based lidar with meteorological monitoring. Sand dune migration rates are currently about 35 meters per year.
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