Where and When Do Landslides Occur?

After the fatal 2015 Sitka landslide, researchers have been assessing risk from landslides that arise from changing Pacific storm patterns. As with wildfire, landslides represent a widespread disturbance pattern that’s experiencing shifts due to climate. UA is examining how these large-scale changes can affect capacities for ecosystem and community resilience.

Region(s): 
Southeast
Focus Area(s): 
Lands and Waterways
Roads, Bridges and the Built Environment
Last updated: May 10, 2017