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Additional Reading

Creath, W. B., 1996, Home Buyer's Guide to Geologic Hazards: The American Institute of Professional Geologists, Arvada, Colorado, 30 p.

Nuhfer, E. B., Proctor, R. J., and Moser, P. H., 1993, The Citizen's Guide to Geologic Hazards: The American Institute of Professional Geologists, Arvada, Colorado, 134 p.

Radbruch-Hall, D. H., Colton, R. C., Davies, W. E., Lucchitta, I., Skipp, B. A., and Varnes, D. J., 1982, Landslide Overview Map of the Conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1183, 25 p. [available online]

Schuster, R. L., and Fleming, R. W., 1981, Landslides; in, Facing Geologic and Hydrologic Hazards--Earth-Science Considerations, W. W. Hays, ed.: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1240-B, p. 55-65. [available online]

Schuster, R. L., and Krizek, R. J., 1978, Landslides--Analysis and Control: National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Special Report 176, 234 p.

Sidle, R. C., Pearce, A. J., and O'Loughlin, C. L., 1985, Hillslope Stability and Land Use: American Geophysical Union, Water Resources Monograph 11, 140 p.

Turner, A. K., and Schuster, R. L., 1996, Landslides--Investigation and Mitigation: National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Special Report 247, 673 p.

Internet Sites

The following internet sites contain additional information on landslides. Although accurate at the time of publication, URL's and the information on Internet sites are subject to change.

Landslide information from the U.S. Geological Survey

Landslide information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Landslide information from other states

Landslide information from the Geological Survey of Canada


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