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18 April 2017
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
1 March 2017
Flow has been temporarily stopped down the Oroville Spillway in California, allowing the magnitude of the damage to be assessed.
5 December 2016
An example from Washington State in the USA illustrates how Lidar is transforming the mapping of landslides in vegetated areas
10 November 2016
Planet Labs have collected a very high quality satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier / Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska last June
25 October 2016
The new satellite start-up, Planet, have collected satellite imagery of the second Aru Mountains avalanche in Tibet, allowing initial analysis of the flow
22 September 2016
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
10 May 2016
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 …
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 March 2016
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
1 February 2016
Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.