Landslide Susceptibility Estimated From Mapping Using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Imagery and Historical Landslide Records, Seattle, Washington
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2005_1405

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Summary
Abstract: Landforms in Seattle, Washington, that were created primarily by landsliding
were mapped using LIDAR-derived imagery. These landforms include landslides
(primarily landslide complexes), headscarps, and denuded slopes. Over 93
percent of about 1,300 reported historical landslides are located within the
LIDAR-mapped landform boundaries. The spatial densities of reported historical
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 46.0   E: -121.0   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: William H. Schulz
Dataset Title: Landslide Susceptibility Estimated From Mapping Using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Imagery and Historical Landslide Records, Seattle, Washington
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report 2005-1405
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Release Place: Reston, Virginia
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: GIS and database files
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1405/
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Data Center
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Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASK USGS
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: shapefiles, database
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: wschulz at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
MS 966
Box 25046
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-01-24
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