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25 February 2014
Satellite images and additional photographs are now available of the Mount La Perouse rock avalanche. This is a big landslide – runout distance is >7 km
21 February 2014
The USGS has a new web-based tool for disseminating information about debris flow potential for areas affected by wildfires
20 February 2014
Using seismic data, Colin Stark and colleagues have detected a new, very large landslide in Alaska on Sunday. At about 68 million tonnes, this may have been the largest natural landslide since 2010
29 January 2014
The Keystone Canyon avalanche, a very large snow and ice avalanche on the Richardson Highway in Alaska has blocked the road and impounded a lake
6 January 2014
A new paper examines the geophysical data generated by the Bingham Canyon landslide, showing the rock avalanches induced tectonic aftershocks.
16 December 2013
More information is now available about the fatal Rockville rockfall on Thursday. A Utah Geological Survey report in 2010 identified the high level of hazard associated with this cliff, and recommended that a more detailed hazard assessment was needed.
13 December 2013
The fatal Utah rockfall yesterday highlights the importance of using geomorphic evidence to highlight dangerous locations below steep slopes
13 November 2013
Back in August a video captured a mudslide striking a kennel in Kentucky. So how did the dog survive?
23 October 2013
A new paper models landslide occurrence for a large Seattle earthquake in western USA. The results suggest that the effects of landslides would be extremely serious
21 October 2013
Three men who destroyed a natural rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah justified their act of vandalism as rockfall protection. It was not.
2 October 2013
In a selfless act of bravery, a father saved the life of 13-year-old Gracie Johnson by shielding her from rockslide debris in Colorado
1 October 2013
A rockslide on Monday on the flanks of Mount Princeton in Chaffee County, Colorado killed five people and left a teenage girls with a broken leg
26 September 2013
Two recent examples, from Brazil and Utah, demonstrate the potentially enormous financial impacts of landslides on the mining industry
13 September 2013
On September 11th, an interesting video of a series of flood-induced riverbank collapses in Wahweap Creek in Southern Utah was captured by David Rankin
9 September 2013
The North Cascades National Park Service has released some dramatic photographs of a debris flow that struck Stehekin in Washington State on Thursday
31 August 2013
Colin Stark and Goran Ekstrom have detected another spectacular rock avalanche in Alaska. It occurred on 25th July near to Mount Jarvis.
13 June 2013
NASA have collected an excellent satellite image of the Bingham Canyon landslide in Utah, USA
24 May 2013
A round-up of recent landslide incidents, including two American children tragically killed by a mudslide whilst collecting fossils
News of landslides from the USA, Canada and Hong Kong, and about the role of landslides in the Day of Judgement
17 May 2013
A review of the Bingham Canyon landslide – was it the largest ever historic, non-volcanic landslide in N. America?