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https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1427-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1427-2018
Research article
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25 May 2018
Research article |  | 25 May 2018

The Norwegian forecasting and warning service for rainfall- and snowmelt-induced landslides

Ingeborg K. Krøgli, Graziella Devoli, Hervé Colleuille, Søren Boje, Monica Sund, and Inger Karin Engen

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Norway has, since 2013, an operative nation-wide landslide forecasting and early warning system for shallow landslides. The early warning system uses thresholds for soil moisture and water supply from rain and snowmelt to issue warnings to the public and relevant authorities when the risk for landslide hazard is present. The warnings are regional and are issued at www.varsom.no. Colours are used to symbolize the hazard level.
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