Data Set ID: 
HMA_LS_Cat

High Mountain Asia Landslide Catalog, Version 1

This data set is an open global landslide inventory with input from citizen scientists. The data include the time and location of various landslide events, as well as event characteristics, such as triggers, the number of fatalities, country of occurrence, and the length and area of the slide.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

STANDARD Level of Service

Data: Data integrity and usability verified

Documentation: Key metadata and user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools

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Parameter(s):
  • EROSION/SEDIMENTATION > LANDSLIDES
Data Format(s):
  • ESRI Shapefile
Spatial Coverage:
N: 72.7, 
S: -46.8, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Sensor(s):MULTIPLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 10 February 1956 to 18 December 2018
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Dalia Kirschbaum

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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Kirschbaum, D. B. 2019. High Mountain Asia Landslide Catalog, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/5ST0TZCD9RQ3. [Date Accessed].

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