Release Notes 2024.07.10

Pivvot Aware 

Aware Project Search and Sort 

The Pivvot Aware project dropdown menu now offers the functionality of searching for project names and sorting projects alphabetically or chronologically. 


To Search by Project Name: 

  1. Select the project drop down list.  
  2. Enter the project name in the search bar.  
  3. Pivvot will pull back the project(s) with the corresponding text. 

To Search Chronologically: 

  1. Select the project drop down list. By default, projects are sorted alphabetically. 
  2. Next, select the “sort by date” icon located at the right of the search bar. 
  3. Projects are now sorted chronologically, with your most recent project listed first. 

Pivvot Data

Pivvot is proud to introduce our newest layer, Landslide Occurrence (Point). This new layer can be found in the Landslide Occurrence layer.


A landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope. Landslides are a type of "mass wasting", which denotes any down-slope movement of soil and rock under the direct influence of gravity. The term "landslide" encompasses five modes of slope movement: falls, topples, slides, spreads, and flows. These are further subdivided by the type of geologic material (bedrock, debris, or earth). Debris flows (commonly referred to as mudflows or mudslides) and rock falls are examples of common landslide types. Almost every landslide has multiple causes. Landslides can be initiated in slopes already on the verge of movement by rainfall, snowmelt, changes in water level, stream erosion, changes in ground water, earthquakes, volcanic activity, disturbance by human activities, or any combination of these factors. Landslides are damaging and deadly, and they occur in every U.S. state. However, our current ability to understand landslide hazards at the national scale is limited, in part because spatial data on landslide occurrence across the U.S. varies greatly in quality, accessibility, and extent. Landslide inventories are typically collected and maintained by different agencies and institutions, usually within specific jurisdictional boundaries, and often with varied objectives and information attributes or even in disparate formats. The data includes digital inventories created by both USGS and non-USGS authors. It provides an integrated database of all the landslides with a selection of uniform attributes. In some cases, landslides are only identified and delineated by the deposition of material from the source to the terminus of the slide.


To Learn More

To learn more about managing Aware projects, visit the Manage Aware Projects article in the Pivvot Help Center. To learn more about our data, visit our Data Dictionary. As always, reach out to with any questions!