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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Landslide Warning Systems  Provide time for o Evacuations o Stop trains, reroute traffic  Types o Human o Electrical o Tiltmeters – recognize on the slope how fast its moving…  When it moves at certain rate, it’ll trigger evacuation o Geophones – little seismographs – picks up little tiny earthquakes o Rain gauges – If it rains over an amount over amount of time -> don’t allow people in area o Surveying  Lazy scanning, pick up differences in distances to that slope
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