Color Optic Imagery

Response to Landslide Emergencies

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Remotely sensed data and technologies are critical for a science-driven emergency response to landslide disasters. Topography derived from lidar, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) , optical imagery, and GPS can provide fundamental information to forecast and respond to landslide activity. High-resolution topography collected before and after landslide movement can be differenced to obtain estimates of deposit thickness.