Landslides

On the one month anniversary of the mudside that wiped out much of Oso, Wash., President Obama came to tour the devastation. The death toll stands at 41, with two missing. Restoring the region's economic lifeline, state Route 530, is top priority.
Apr 24, 2014   NPR
The death toll in this rural area 55 miles north of Seattle in Snohomish County is expected to rise. Rain had saturated the ground and led to the collapse of a hillside about 600 feet high and 1,500 feet long. But was the slide foreseeable?
Mar 26, 2014   USA Today
Heavy rains Sunday afternoon exacerbated a subsiding roadway in the L.A. suburb of San Pedro, leaving gaping holes and exposing plumbing and other infrastructure housed beneath the street.
Nov 21, 2011   Los Angeles Times
Researchers have developed a new technology to sense the acoustic conditions that indicate oncoming landslides.
Dec 1, 2010   IEEE Spectrum