Post-fire rockfall and debris-flow hazard zonation in the Eagle Creek fire burn area, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon : a tool for emergency managers and first responders
The Eagle Creek Fire burned 48,832 acres (196 km2) of steep, heavily forested terrain along the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon, from September 2nd to November 30th, 2017. The Columbia River Gorge is a critical lifeline for Oregon and Washington, including Interstate Highway 84 (I-84), State Route 14 (SR-14), commercial train lines, a shipping corridor, major pipelines, and hydroelectric dams. The Gorge is also a major tourist destination and home to thousands of permanent residents. Before the Eagle Creek Fire, there was significant landslide and debris-flow hazard in the Gorge due to the steep ...
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