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By smoothing out landscape, wildfire has measurable impact on potential for catastrophic mudslides, debris flows

By smoothing out landscape, wildfire has measurable impact on potential for catastrophic mudslides, debris flows

Danica Roth, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering at Mines, and colleagues at Indiana University, University of Oregon and Vanderbilt University were able to quantitatively show, for the first time, just how the post-wildfire landscape can impact how sediment moves downslope:

By smoothing out landscape, wildfire has measurable impact on potential for catastrophic mudslides, debris flows

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