Earth  ID: 30971

Landslide Risk After Fire

NASA satellite observations of the Thomas fire and the burned area in it's aftermath can be combined with precipitation data to produce maps of landslide risk.

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https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=91379

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=91466

https://pmm.nasa.gov/extreme-weather/heavy-rainfall-leads-deadly-california-mudslides

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=91573


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Joshua Stevens (SSAI): Graphics
Hal Pierce (SSAI): Image Processing
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Keywords:
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Fires
GCMD >> Location >> California
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Landslides

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0