GEER Response to the Oso Landslide: Documenting Perishable Details Helps Turn Disaster into Knowledge
Two months after the disastrous March 22, 2014 landslide near Oso, Washington, GEER representatives visited the affected area to gather data. This article is based on the report generated...

Ground Feature Monitoring Using Satellite Imagery: How Interferometric Stacking of SAR Can Mitigate Geo-Disasters Along Transportation Corridors
Landslides, debris flows, and other types of ground movements are among the most common hazards to humans and infrastructure. According to the United States Geological Survey, annual domestic...

New Home for the Maid: Rockfalls, Talus, and the Race for a Dry Dock
The Maid of the Mist Corporation (MOTMC) has operated the iconic Maid of the Mist boats beneath Niagara Falls since the early 1900s. Traditionally, the company has provided trips from...

Landslide Risk Perception: Consequences of Failure to Reconcile Contradictory Beliefs
While the basis for geotechnical safety is important, public perceptions of risk and its apparent willingness to ignore or discount hazard warnings should also be considered. Why does...

Double Nickel Landslide Stabilization: Innovative Use of Micropiles

Geologic Hazard Abatement Districts: A Response to Landslide Control

Rainfall Infiltration-Induced Landslides

Water Waves Generated by Landslides in Reservoirs

Landslides Triggered by 2011 Tohoku Pacific Earthquake: Preliminary Observations

Effect of Climate Change on Landslide Behavior

The Vajont (Vaiont) Landslide

Large Landslide Risks in Solid Waste Facilities...Geotechnical Fundamentals Count

Rapid Reconnaissance of Major Landslides

Strength from Within
After decades of being continuously struck by rockfalls and wayward vehicles, Knapps Hill Tunnel—a highway structure built in 1936 and located on state Route 97A in central Washington...

Lasers Scan Landslides From the Air

A 2D Approach to the Evaluation of the 3D Effects of Landslide Stabilization Using Piles

Draining in a New Direction
(Available on in special edition) Wick drains can stabilize slopes and landslides by accelerating soil consolidation and settlement. But conventional wick drains, driven vertically into...

The Penstock Puzzle
After 40 years of chronic slope movements and several engineering studies, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California signed a design-build contract to stabilize the 1,500...

Submarine Land Slide and Its Impacts on the Neighboring Coast

Evaluation of Landslide Hazards with Ground-Penetrating Radar, Lake Michigan Coast

 

 

 

 

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