Precursor of Maoxian Landslide Measured from Space

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SqueeSAR® measurements reveal clear, precursory movements of the ground months before the Maoxian landslide occurred. On 24 June 2017, a massive landslide hit a village in Maoxian county in Sichuan province, south-western China, destroying 40 homes and killing dozens of people (BBC news here). Authorities suggest the event was triggered by prevailing heavy rains. TRE…

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