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25 April 2016
Espirito Santo rock joint collapses There is an extraordinary video on Facebook showing massive collapses of sheeting joints in Espirito Santo Brazil. I cannot embed the video, but really recommend that you take a look. This is the moment of collapse: . The collapse occurred in Pancas County of Espirito Santo in an area of granite massifs. The video was posted by Heinrich Theodor Frank, who provides the following comment …
23 April 2016
In Liuliao in soouthern China a rainfall-triggered rockfall struck a primary school on Thursday , injuring more than 20 pupils and teachers.
7 April 2016
Five new landslide videos – two dashcam films from China, two rockfall films and a video from GNS about earthquake triggered failures
This post features 5 new landslide videos, including two dashcam videos from China, a terrifying rockfall video from Peru, a toppling failure from India & a feature on the GNS earthquake response
10 February 2016
Early on Monday morning six people were killed in a rockslide at Fude village in southern China.
11 January 2016
In the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, a small number of mass ejection landslides have been described. Strangely, these have never been observed elsewhere.
23 December 2015
I have pulled together a series of videos showing the Shenzhen landslide in Guangdong, China, and its aftermath.
22 December 2015
It is now clear that the Guangdong landslide was a flowslide from a huge pile of construction waste in a quarry about the industrial park.
12 December 2015
Two dramatic landslides appeared on Youtube this week, a huge rockfall from Manali in India and a landslide destroying houses in Congjiang, China
16 November 2015
On Friday night the Lidong Village landslide in Zhejiang Province, China killed at least 25 people.
5 October 2015
In a just published paper, Zhang et al. 2015 describe the emergency works undertaken to mitigate the seismically triggered landslide dam at Honshiyan, Yunnan in China in 2014.
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!
5 June 2013
Last month China unveiled an earthquake memorial park to commemorate the lives lost and damage wrought by the M7.9 Wenchuan earthquake that occurred 5 years ago this May. The Atlantic has a set of great photos showing the haunting site. In addition to a brand new museum and memorial wall naming the >80,000 who lost their lives, the memorial includes the entire destroyed city of Beichuan, its crumbled and …