March 28, 2014

USGS Scientists On Landslide Hazards

Landslides occur in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and cause $1-2 billion in damages and more than 25 fatalities on average each year. USGS scientists aim to improve our understanding of landslide hazards to help protect communities and reduce associated losses.

Credit: Don Becker, U.S. Geological Survey

[ Read the Article: Deadly Washington Landslide Was Not Caused By An Earthquake: USGS ]

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