Tuolumne watershed landslides

Three people stand at the base of a grassless, rocky, steep slope looking up at landslides caused by an extreme rain event.

Detailed Description

USGS scientists examining landslides in the Tuolumne watershed, California, caused by an extreme rain event in 2018.


Image Dimensions: 3264 x 4928

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Whiskeytown, CA, US


Landscape Response to Disturbance
This project characterizes and measures sediment-related effects of landscape disturbances (such as major storms, drought, or wildfire) and river management. We focus primarily on the U.S. west coast, and our work relates to natural hazards and resource management.