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Wolf Mtn. slump-debirs flow, Jackson Hole area, WY

Figure 1.--Example of graphs developed to show that the profiled landslide events are preceded by,or are coincidental with, conspicuous intervals of rising temperatures wherein the 6-day moving average of daily maximum temperature typically reach into the high 50's or higher.

Data used to estimate temperatures at landslide source area:

Lapse rate: -4.5° F/1000 ft


Total temperature correction = -4.1° F

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