Landslide Research

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

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

Landslide Inventory

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

Landslide Monitoring and Characterization

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)

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 2019-10-16
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