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Surficial Sediment Data on the North Fork Sitllaguamish River and State Route 530 Landslide near Oso, Washington


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Keith, M.L., Brown, Jody, and Anderson, S.W., 2017, Surficial sediment data on the North Fork Stillaguamish River and State Route 530 Landslide near Oso, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


These tables document grain-size distributions of sediment collected as part of a study on the geomorphic impacts of the March 2014 State Route 530 Landslide near Oso, Washington. This includes samples of material from the landslide deposit itself, covering a range of distinct facies present in the landslide, and samples of sand and gravel at various locations along the North Fork Stillaguamish River both upstream and downstream of the landslide. Grain size distributions of landslide material were distinguished between outwash material, till, and lacustrine material, distinct facies all present in the landslide deposit. Material coarser than 4-16 mm (sample dependent) was sieved and weighed in the field, and fine material was retained [...]


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Scott W Anderson
Originator :
Mackenzie L. Keith, Jody Brown, Scott W. Anderson
Metadata Contact :
Scott W Anderson
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
Distributor :
Scott W Anderson
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Washington Water Science Center

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sediment data from SR530 landslide sediment study.xlsx 30.17 KB
metadata for SR530 and NF Stillaguamish sediment samples.xml
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These data were collected in order to inform sediment transport studies related to the March 2014 State Route 530 Landslide

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DOI doi:10.5066/F7VH5M2S

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