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August 31, 2017

mLS is a function that estimates the landslide magnitude (mLS) from cutoff (smallest area that follows power law), beta (power-law exponent), and an array of areas derived from a landslide inventory following the methods of Tanyas and others (in prep). The function plots the best power-law fit for the medium and large landslides and the frequency-area distribution of the analyzed inventory. It also returns the corresponding mLS (landslide-event magnitude) value.

Publication Year 2017
Title landslides-mLS
DOI 10.5066/F79022QD
Authors Hakan Tanyas, Kate E Allstadt, Cees J. Van Westen
Product Type Software Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Earthquake Hazards Program