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12.2 Causes of Unstable Land

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of 12.2: Causes of Unstable Land. Use the navigation below to find the materials.

Section Materials


Visions of Earth, by AGI
A four-DVD set on interactions in Earth systems.

Geologic hazards team, by USGS
An organizational unit within USGS that studies earthquakes, landslides, and geomagnetism. Contact information and descriptions of current research projects.

Mount St. Helens real-time hydrologic monitoring, by USGS
Real-time and historic data from gaging stations for water and mudflow detection in the Mount St. Helens, WA vicinity with data tables and plots, interactive location map and station descriptions.

Types and effects of volcano hazards, by USGS
Describes the 6 main types of hazardous activities and processes associated with volcanoes, including tephra, lava flows, pyroclastic flows, lahars (volcanic mudflows), landslides, and volcanic gas.

USGS news and information on El Nino, by USGS
Information sources on El Nino effects such as landslides, coastal hazards, floods. Includes links to maps and images.

Landslide types and processes, by USGS
An introductory primer giving basic scientific facts about landslides--the types of landslides, how they are initiated, and how they can begin to be managed as a hazard.

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Visions of Earth, by AGI
82 High-definition animations showing a variety of Earth and space system processes.

Mount St. Helens, by USGS
A list of movies and animations created from photography at Mount St. Helens in 2004, 2005, and 2006.

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