USGS National Landslide Information Center
http://landslides.usgs.gov/nlic/


United States Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are working to reduce long-term losses and casualties from landslide hazards through better understanding of the causes and mechanisms of ground failure both nationally and worldwide. The NLIC is responsible for distributing information about landslides to the lay public, researchers, planners, and local, state, and federal agencies. Current USGS landslide projects are discussed, including wildfire debris flow studies, and landslides caused by hurricanes. A search engine aids in discovery of USGS landslide-related documents.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Geoscience:Geology
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Environmental Policy: Environmental Decision-Making
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Earth surface