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Estimating the costs of landslide damage in the United States

Robert W. Fleming

Estimating the costs of landslide damage in the United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Branch of Distribution, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?], Arlinton, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landslides -- Economic aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 21

    Statementby Robert W. Fleming and Fred A. Taylor
    SeriesGeological Survey circular -- 832
    ContributionsTaylor, Fred A, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606458M

    36 Table 16 Net Benefit of Resource Damage Improvements (present-value dollars in millions) Year Post-Closure Year Post-Closure Care Period1 Care Period Reduction In Resource Damage Incremental Cost Net Benefit Reduction In Resource Damage Incremental Cost Net Benefit Final Rule $1, $14, ($12,) $1, $14, ($13,


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