Sitka Landslide Risk Dashboard

In response to landslides that took place in 2015, the Sitka Sound Science Center has created a tool for forecasting landslides in the Sitka region of Baranof Island.  The landslide warning system launched in the format of a “Landslide Dashboard” web page in the Spring of 2022.

The forecasting system provides real-time data from 10 rain gauges and 3 soil moisture monitoring stations.  NWS forecasts and real-time data are inputs for a statistical model that produces a hazard forecast.  Landslide risk is then presented as either “high,” “medium,” or “low,” depending on the model results.

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Website: Sitka Landslide Risk Dashboard

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