Geologic Hazards

1954 Niagara Falls Slope Failure

There is a great video of a massive slope failure event at Niagara Falls Prospect Point from 1954. It’s amazing footage in it’s own right, and the vintage feel of the video is interesting as […]

COOLR landslide points (in orange) and NASA landslide susceptibility (blue = low susceptibility, red = high susceptibility), in Central America. Image by NASA.
Geologic Hazards

NASA Building Crowd-sourced Landslide Inventory

NASA scientists are building an open global inventory of landslides with the goal of improving predictive models for landslides. The data is crowd-sourced and some are scraped from news sources as well.  Anyone can download […]