Landslide Hazard Assessment for Situational Awareness (LHASA)

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36861
Published May 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

As with all natural disasters, the catastrophic effects of landslides are most effectively mitigated when early forecasting provides sufficient time for the planning and execution of emergency operations prior to the event. Landslide hazard risk has proven exceptionally difficult to predict in part due to the limited availability of landslide data, rain gauges (particularly in remote areas and developing countries), and surface variables such as topography.