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18 November 2020
Argaga: two impressive videos of the major coastal rockfall on the Spanish island of La Gomera on 14 November 2020
13 December 2017
In a new paper, Hunt and Jarvis (2017) demonstrate that multiple large submarine landslides have occurred close to the Canary Islands in the last 7 million years.
14 July 2017
Understanding the La Palma mega-landslide hypothesis part 2: the size of the landslide and the scale of the potential tsunami
2 May 2017
A new study published in Earth’s Future, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, explores the impact of development on local wind patterns and dune formation on one of Spain’s Canary Islands. By reviewing aerial photographs and topographical measurements, the study’s authors watched how a city’s expansion altered local wind patterns and ultimately changed the surrounding landscape, jeopardizing the long-term sustainability of a major tourist destination.
21 February 2017
In a paper just published in the Journal of Biogeography, the authors propose that landslides play a key role in the transport of species between islands
20 September 2016
Like a zombie that refuses to die, the Canary Islands megatsunami scare story has once again re-emerged to the normal hysterical headlines