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Dennis Staley

Physical Science
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


Dennis Staley,Research Physical Scientist NORTHWEST REGION,Research Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey - Landslide Hazards Program, Golden CO, 2007 - Present. Physical Scientist, U.S. Forest Service - Region 2 Renewable Resources, Golden CO, 2001 - 2007.

Research Interest

landslides geospatial analysis topography


  • Staley, D.M., 2014. Emergency assessment of post-fire debris-flow hazards for the 2013 Springs Fire, Ventura County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1001. 10p. 3 plates.

  • Staley, D.M., Wasklewicz, T.A., Kean, J.W., 2014. Characterizing the primary material sources and dominant erosional processes for post-fire debris-flow initiation in a headwater basin using multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning data. Geomorphology 214, 324-338

  • Staley, D. M., Gartner, J. E., and Kean, J. W., 2015, Objective Definition of Rainfall Intensity-Duration Thresholds for Post-fire Flash Floods and Debris Flows in the Area Burned by the Waldo Canyon Fire, Colorado, USA, in Lollino, G., Giordan, D., Crosta, G. B., Corominas, J., Azzam, R., Wasowski, J., and Sciarra, N., eds., Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 2, Springer International Publishing, p. 621-624.

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