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14 July 2017
Understanding the La Palma mega-landslide hypothesis part 2: the size of the landslide and the scale of the potential tsunami
12 July 2017
This is the first of a number of posts exploring the La Palma mega-landslide and tsunami hypothesis. This post explores the main structural features.
27 June 2017
Gediminas Castle Hill: a long-term landslide crisis at a historic site in Vilnius in Lithuania threatens an ancient castle
13 June 2017
More information has emerged about the 80 million cubic metre Amyntaiou landslide in a lignite mine in northern Greece on Saturday
12 June 2017
On Saturday, an 80 million cubic metre landslide occurred at Anargyroi in Greece as a result of the collapse of the slopes bordering a lignite mine
6 June 2017
An update on the Bucium Hill landslide problem on a slope above the main A1 motorway in the Transylvanian Hills of Romania
5 June 2017
Pierre Zufferey has posted to Youtube an even better video of the terrifying Illgraben debris flow of 29th May 2017, which I featured last week
31 May 2017
On 29th May 2017 another dramatic debris flow occurred in the Illgraben catchment in Switzerland. This event was captured on video.
16 May 2017
The Pas de l’Ours landslide: a very large and potentially-problematic actively-moving rockslide in the Queyras Valley of France
10 May 2017
On Monday a significant rockslide on the flanks of Geiranger Fjord in Norway was captured on a video now posted to Youtube
8 March 2017
In Romania, extensive landsliding has developed on the edge of the A1 motorway at Bucium Hill in the Transylvanian Mountains
26 February 2017
On Friday an enormous landslide occurred in mine waste from the Kakanj coal mine in Bosnia, causing the evacuation of over 150 people.
24 February 2017
In Italy, a landslide at Ponzano di Civitella del Tronto is moving at a rate of about one metre per day, destroying the houses of about 120 people
6 February 2017
New climate index based on atmospheric pressure produces more accurate predictions of storm wave conditions
A method based on the north-south atmospheric pressure gradient along the Atlantic coast of Europe could lead to enhanced forecasting of extreme wave conditions and increased preparedness within coastal communities, a new study suggests.
On Saturday the landslide induced collapse of a large retaining wall at Bova Marina in Italy was captured on video and posted to Youtube
27 December 2016
The full set of project reports about landslide hazard and risk management from the EU FP7 Safeland project are now available online once more.
8 December 2016
In the small historic village of Civita di Bagnoregio is located what may be the worlds first museum dedicated to landslides
21 November 2016
On Thursday a large rockslide in a copper mine at Siirt in Turkey buried 16 miners. Remarklably, the landslide appears to have been recorded on a video.
13 November 2016
On Thursday afternoon a quick clay landslide occurred at Asakveien in Norway, tragically killing three Lithuanian forestry workers
8 November 2016
A new study published in PNAS has examined the long term retreat rate of chalk coastal cliffs in S. England, finding that the erosion rate has increased by an order of magnitude in modern times