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Tragic events such as the Snohomish County landslide in March 2014 raised the awareness across the Pacific Northwest about the hazards associated with potential landslide areas. New technology such a Light Detection and Radar (LiDAR) imagery has become an important tool for professional geologists in their efforts to recognize and characterize areas of landslide hazards. This tool has been used in King County's efforts to update its landslide hazard mapping information.