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WG5 meeting on the role of wind in Hurricane prone regions for landslide early warning

NEWS received from
Manfred Stähli (WSL, Switzerland) and Ben Mirus (USGS, USA)

On February 3, 2023, a meeting of LandAware WG 5 “Innovations” addressed the role of wind speed and direction for landslide occurrence in Hurricane prone regions.

Guest speaker, Yuri Gorokhovich (Lehman College, City University of New York) illustrated how we are getting closer to predicting landslides in Hurricane prone regions in real-time using wind information.

The recorded presentation is available in the LandAware youtube channel

The next WG 5 meeting – with a completely different topic – will take place in May/June 2023.

Manfred Stähli & Ben Mirus

WG05 Innovations

Two presentations on the use of in-situ soil wetness data for LEWS

NEWS received from
Manfred Stähli (WSL, Switzerland)

Last Wednesday, 9 February, 2022, LandAware WG 5 “Innovationsdiscussed the added value of in-situ soil wetness monitoring for landslide early warning systems.

The two input presentations by Annette Patton, University of Oregon, and Adrian Wicki, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, have been recorded and are now available at the LandAware YouTube channel:

Welcome to have a look at it!