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Assessing landslide risks in Prince William Sound 

Assessing landslide risks in Prince William Sound 

Anchorage, AK- A recent effort by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has identified 43 different landslides in the Prince Williams Sound that showed...

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Post-fire Hydrologic Response Along the Central California Coast

Post-fire Hydrologic Response Along the Central California Coast

The Central California coast, a region characterized by active tectonics and steep terrain, is well known for producing destructive and hazardous...

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Federal Scientists Assess Unusual River-Erosion Disaster in Ecuadorian Amazon

Federal Scientists Assess Unusual River-Erosion Disaster in Ecuadorian Amazon

An international, interagency team of scientists traveled to rural Ecuador to assess an unusual and catastrophic geohazard: the collapse of a 144...

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Columbia River Gorge Landslides - New Interactive Geonarrative

Columbia River Gorge Landslides - New Interactive Geonarrative

Extreme rainfall during two atmospheric river events in January 2021 and January 2022 triggered a series of debris flows in the Columbia River Gorge...

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Announcement: Subduction Zone Science Workshop - January 10–11, 2023

Announcement: Subduction Zone Science Workshop - January 10–11, 2023

The U.S. Geological Survey invites you to a Subduction Zone Science workshop in Seattle at the University of Washington from January 10-11, 2023.

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New Nationwide Strategy Brings Scientists, Communities Together to Help Reduce Landslide Risks

New Nationwide Strategy Brings Scientists, Communities Together to Help Reduce Landslide Risks

The USGS is releasing a National Strategy for Landslide Loss Reduction detailing the steps necessary to equitably reduce the Nation’s risk from...

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