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September 27, 2015

See the Light: LiDAR Data Help Expose Landslide Hazards

LiDAR data—if collected, analyzed and disseminated to local residents and policy makers—can be invaluable in mapping landslide hazards. In turn, such mapping can greatly help mitigate the consequences of landslides.

February 3, 2015

Looking at a Landslide in India in 3D

A Landsat 8 image of landslide debris blocking the Tsarap River in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir is helping authorities assess a dangerous situation, as they’re concerned an earthen dam will break and lead to damaging flooding downstream.

December 17, 2014

Washington Landslide Commission Looks to LiDAR

The state of Washington created the SR 530 Landslide Commission in response to the deadly Oso landslide that occurred in March 2014. The commission recently released its report to help guide policy and improve planning and response with greater awareness of conditions.