Down to Earth USGS Landslide Response Team

Rick LaHusen of the U.S. Geological Survey, shown with one of the “spider” units he developed for use on active volcanoes.

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Rick LaHusen of the U.S. Geological Survey, shown with one of the “spider” units he developed for use on active volcanoes. Spiders, which are outfitted with high-precision GPS and a seismometer, can be used for real-time monitoring of landslide activity and are usually deployed by helicopter sling-load.

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Image Dimensions: 350 x 527

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Location Taken: US