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Did You See It? - Report a Landslide

Did You See It? (DYSI) - Report a Landslide is a website developed by the USGS Landslide Hazards Program that asks anyone who saw a landslide anywhere in the country to report their observations. These observations will build a much larger and more complete database that will help scientists gain a clearer picture of how landslides affect the entire United States. Every year, landslides cost the nation 1 to 2 billion dollars in damage. Falling rocks, mud, and debris flows are one of the most common and sometimes deadly hazards faced by all U.S. citizens, yet there is still a lot we do not know about how and why they happen. Now, scientists at the USGS are asking the public to help them track landslides to better understand how to protect lives and property.

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Geographic Scope: National

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Observation, Photography, Site selection and/or description,

Start Date: 2012

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Fields of Science: Geology and earth science, Nature and outdoors, Disaster response

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning,