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Map showing locations of damaging landslides in Contra Costa County, California, resulting from 1997-98 El Nino rainstorms

February 1, 2002

Heavy rainfall associated with a strong El Nino caused over $150 million in landslide damage in the 10-county San Francisco Bay region during the winter and spring of 1998. A team of USGS scientists collected information on landslide locations and damage costs. About $27 million in damages were assessed in Contra Costa County.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1999
Title Map showing locations of damaging landslides in Contra Costa County, California, resulting from 1997-98 El Nino rainstorms
DOI 10.3133/mf2325E
Authors Russell W. Graymer, Jonathan W. Godt
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series Number 2325
Index ID mf2325E
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization

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