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17 May 2015
The Chinese news agencies are reporting a huge ice – rock avalanche in Akto County, Xinjiang, China. The reported volume is half a cubic kilometre!
3 December 2014
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings
11 November 2014
A recent paper in Engineering Geology discusses the mechanisms of the Donghekou landslide in China, which killed over 700 people. A strange aspect of the landslide was the formation of fumeroles on the landslide deposit; these are believed to have been the result of oxidation of shales exposed by the landslide
4 November 2014
You are on that blue and white ball in the left corner of the image. A rare pic of the Earth and Moon showing the backside of the Moon!
9 October 2014
China: a new rockfall video from Guiyang, Guizhou and images of landslides from the Yunnan earthquake in August
A new rockfall video has appeared on youtube showing a collapse in Guiyang, China. In addition, some new images are now available of landslides from the Yunnan earthquake
6 August 2014
The government mapping agency in China has released satellite images of landslides triggered by the Yunnan earthquake earlier this week
26 July 2014
Photographs have emerged of the aftermath of landslides in Guizhou in China and Nagamo in Japan. The landslides are very different but both were equally devastating
21 July 2014
On Thursday a rockslide occurred in Maoxian County in Sichuan Province, China. The terrifying moments of the landslide were captured on a dashboard camera
10 July 2014
Xinhua and other agencies have released images of the Shawa mudslide, Yunnan Province, which killed 17 people. It appears to be another mining-related slide.
9 July 2014
A mudslide in Shawa Village in Fugong County, Yunnan Province in China may mark the beginning of the unusually late landslide season across Asia
1 July 2014
A good video has been released of a landslide in Zhaotong City, China on Saturday
5 June 2014
Moving mountains: a new paper in Nature reveals an enormous programme of mountain top removal in China to create land for development. The landslide potential from such a project is high
10 March 2014
UBC distinguished lecture powerpoint file: Earthquake-induced landslides – lessons from Taiwan, Pakistan, China and New Zealand
The powerpoint file from my UBC Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecture on Earthquake Induced Landslides
14 February 2014
Another image has emerged of landslides triggered by the Xinjiang earthquake yesterday
13 February 2014
On 12 February 2014 a Mw=6.9 earthquake struck Xinjiang in China. Images are emerging of some of the landslides that it triggered.
29 July 2013
How did the passengers in the car filmed being hit by a soil fall in Shaanxi, China survive the landslide?
26 July 2013
Images have emerged of spectacular flowslides triggered by the Gansu earthquake this week, whilst 13 people have been killed bost post-seismic landslides today
24 July 2013
Two new videos on Youtube show landslides in China. One features the aftermath of a loess landslide, the other a rockslide above a community
22 July 2013
The Cook Strait earthquake sequence of the last three days has generated a small number of landslides and liquefaction failures