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9 June 2016
In a paper in Geophysical Research Letters, Georgie Bennett and colleagues have examined the response of Californian earthflows to the ongoing drought. They have found that the landslide have slowed markedly as conditions have become drier.
8 June 2016
On Friday a landslide occurred in Copiah County in Mississippi, killing two workers. Recovery operations are proving to be difficult.
6 June 2016
In Granbury, Texas a landslide over the weekend is threatening an apartment block, home to 16 families. The cause of the landslide is unclear.
13 May 2016
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube, including an impressive rockfall last weekend on Mont Granier in the French Prealps and a smaller collapse at Swimmer’s Delight in California
11 April 2016
Chris Larsen from the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a set of aerial images of last year’s Tyndall Glacier landslide and tsunami in Taan Fjord in Alaska. This was the largest historic landslide in North America.
1 April 2016
This 25th edition of the Landslides in Art series features Morning at Bluff Cove by the Californian landscape artist Richard Humphrey
30 March 2016
In a new paper in Nature Geoscience, Collins and Stock (2016) have shown that thermal expansion can be a key factor in rockfall triggering in Yosemite
20 March 2016
Near to Wenatchee in Chelan County, Washington State a landslide has developed that is now threatening over 20 houses, ileading to evacuations.
12 March 2016
A new video from Glenwood Canyon in Colorado shows nasty dancing rocks – boulders rolling down a steep slope. The potential for damage is huge.
29 February 2016
On 18th February the Elk City landslide, a large rockslide, was captured on video by a transportation worker in Idaho, USA
3 February 2016
Three new landslide videos, including a debris flow from Aconcagua, an earthflow from Muothatal in Switzerland and coastal erosion in Pacifica
12 January 2016
A major rockslide has blocked US2 near to Wenatchee in Washington State, USA. The landslide appears to be a wedge failure in a jointed rock mass
2 January 2016
The Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska: the largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America
In October 2015 the 72 million cubic metre Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska generated a significant tsunami that swept down the Taan Fjord.
19 December 2015
Early on Friday morning a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall killed a woman near to Florence in Oregon, NW USA
15 December 2015
Near to the town of Tillmook, Oregon a rainfall-triggered landslide has severely damaged a small community, who are trying to crowd fund a repair
22 November 2015
In the last few days an interesting landslide has developed in Vasquez Canyon in California, destroying a road
30 October 2015
In the last fortnight the Big Horn Mountains landslide had developed in Wyoming, creating an enormous canyon-like tension crack
18 October 2015
Extreme rainfall on Thursday triggered mudflows in the Tehachapi Mountains of California. A number of videos caught the events as they developed, and there are some excellent galleries of images of the aftermath.