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Measuring Landslide Thickness: Seismic Equipment Used for More Than Earthquakes

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Ever wonder how scientists measure how thick landslides are? There are a few ways, but the one Kate Allstadt explains might surprise you.

Landslides occur all over the world, and they affect lives, property, infrastructure, and the environment. Landslides are the downslope movement of earth materials (rock, debris, and soil) at rates that range from inches per year to tens of miles per hour.




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