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27 September 2017
In a new paper in the journal Engineering Geology, Qi et al. (2017) describe spectacular loess landslides from the Heifangtai terrace in China
11 September 2017
An interesting earthflow was caught on video last week at Dimye in Tibet. It is currently unclear as to whether this was associated with permafrost loss
1 September 2017
Extraordinary high resolution video footage has been posted on Liveleak showing the initiation of the Zhangjiawan rockslide in China on Monday
29 August 2017
Yesterday the Zhangjiawan landslide, a massive rockslope collapse in Guizhou,China,caused 35 fatalities. The landslide was caught on a remarkable video.
22 August 2017
In July the Zuta Village landslide in Hunan Province, China killed nine people. This was another spectacular example of a high mobility landslide
11 August 2017
Planet Labs have very kindly made available before and after imagery of the landslides triggered by the Jiuzhaigou earthquake in China on 8th August 2017
8 August 2017
Early indications suggest that M=7.0 Jiuzhaigou County earthquake in Sichuan Province yesterday should have generated significant landslide activity
17 July 2017
Two dramatic new landslide videos have appeared online from China: a rapid earthflow in Liuzhou and a riverbank collapse from Chamdo
10 July 2017
As the monsoon intensifies across Asia, a series of landslide videos have been published from Arunachal Pradesh in India and from China
28 June 2017
A video has appeared on Youtube and Liveleak showing a landslide that caused panic in mainland China in the last few days
26 June 2017
More information and imagery has emerged about the 8 million cubic metre Xinmo landslide in China, which killed over 100 people on Saturday
25 June 2017
An 8 million cubic metre landslide struck the town of Xinmo in Sichuan Province, China on 24th June 2017, killing an estimated 133 people.
25 April 2017
On the second anniversary of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, a recent paper compares the landslide distributions for the Nepal and China earthquakes. The results have profound implications for the understanding of potential landslide distributions from future earthquakes.
22 February 2017
In 2013 the catastrophic Sanxicun landslide in Sichuan Province in China killed 166 people. A new paper suggests that it reached a peak velocity of 170 km/h
9 February 2017
In a new paper in landslide, my colleague Lis Bowman and her co-authors describe the reactivation by bridge construction of the Dongla landslide in China
22 January 2017
On Friday night a major rockslope failure in Nanzhang County, Hubei, China crushed a hotel, killing 12 people and injuring three more.
11 October 2016
The Sixth Tone has published two articles evaluating the missed opportunities to prevent the Sucun landslide disaster in China, which killed 27 people last week
4 October 2016
The Sucun Village landslide in China killed 27 people, whilst there are worrying prospects of landslides in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew
3 October 2016
Thanks to various friends the location of the very dangerous and large Rizhao rockslide in Shandong, China last week is now clear
28 September 2016
On Saturday a large rockslide occurred at a brand new public park in Rizhao in Shandong, eastern China. The event appears to have been a lucky escape.