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National Landslide Hazards Mitigation Strategy: A Framework for Loss Reduction
This report outlines the key elements of a comprehensive and effective national strategy for reducing losses from landslides nationwide and provides an assessment of the status, needs, and associated costs of this strategy. Topics include the rising costs resulting from landslide damage, the role of the federal government in mitigating this hazard, and some features of the new strategy such as partnerships among government, academia and the private sector, expanded research, and making use of technological advantages.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Report
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-059
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Publications Warehouse
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/pubs/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)