Tracking Landslides Better In Oregon

Apr 29, 2014

A landslide on U.S. 101 near Port Orford in early 2014.
Credit Wikimedia

The recent landslide in Washington pointed up a basic fact about geology: land that has slid tends to slide again. 

The state of Oregon is taking notice, in fact has been for years. 

The state is in the process of expanding its database of known landslide locations.

It is appropriately called SLIDO. 

We learn about the meaning of the acronym and the use of the database in this segment.