Landslide Research

Landslide Susceptibility Mapping and Risk Assessment for the Big Sandy Area Development District, Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky

KGS was awarded a FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant titled Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Landslides for the Big Sandy Area Development District. The grant isadministeredthrough Kentucky Emergency Management. Read more

Landslide Inventory

This ongoing project provides a comprehensive framework and understanding of landslide data for Kentucky.. Read more

Landslide Monitoring and Characterization

The KGS is currently conducting several site-specific landslide projects that are characterizing the hydrologic conditions within a slope. In addition, we are using electrical resistivity as a tool to support identifying and interpreting the conditions within a slope that may lead to failure. Read more

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)

The KGS has completed a study using Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data to identify potential landslide deposits in Kenton and Campbell Counties, Kentucky. Read more

Last Modified on 2019-05-23
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