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18 April 2017

The Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan: amazing new Google Earth imagery

Almaluu-Bulak landslide

Fantastic Google Earth imagery is now available of the site of the Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan, which was captured so memorably on video last year

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1 March 2017

New images reveal the scale of damage to the Oroville spillway

Oroville Spillway

Flow has been temporarily stopped down the Oroville Spillway in California, allowing the magnitude of the damage to be assessed.

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5 December 2016

Lidar – the amazing landslide mapping tool

Lidar

An example from Washington State in the USA illustrates how Lidar is transforming the mapping of landslides in vegetated areas

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10 November 2016

Planet Labs satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier landslide

Planet Labs

Planet Labs have collected a very high quality satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier / Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska last June

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25 October 2016

Structures in the Aru Mountains giant avalanche deposits

Aru Mountains avalanche

The new satellite start-up, Planet, have collected satellite imagery of the second Aru Mountains avalanche in Tibet, allowing initial analysis of the flow

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22 September 2016

Wye River: landslides in the aftermath of a forest fire in Australia

Wye River

The small town of Wye River in Australia, which was devastated by a forest fire in December 2015, is being affected by many rainfall triggered landslides

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10 May 2016

The location of the Chitan hydropower landslide

Chitan hydropower landslide

The location of the Chitan hydropower landslide Xinhua now reports that the number of people killed or missing in the Chitan Hydropower landslide on Sunday total 41 people, and that so far 31 bodies have been recovered.  A further 13 people were injured, some critically.  CCTV has put on Youtube a section of drone footage of the landslide site, showing the ongoing rescue operations: . This view suggests that the …

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11 April 2016

The Tyndall Glacier landslide: images from the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Tyndall Glacier landslide

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.

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1 March 2016

Darjeeling day 1: Landslides on National Highway 10

Darjeeling landslide

On Day 1 of our UKIERI visit to Darjeeling in India we visited a landslide site on National Highway 10 that caused major problems in 2015

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1 February 2016

Images of the Tbilisi Zoo landslide and flood disaster

Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood

Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.

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