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Title: National Landslide Hazards Mitigation Strategy: A Framework for Loss Reduction
Url: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1244/
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: 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. The material may be downloaded in PDF or plain text format.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Earth movements. Mass movements -- Landslides. Rockslides
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Management. Industrial management -- Crisis management. Emergency management
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geography -- Natural hazards
Geology -- Mass movement
Date Issued: 2005-12-19
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Education (General)
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
Policy issues
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-23 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-05 10:09:38 (W3C-DTF)
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