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21 July 2022
Last week, heavy rainfall triggered mudflows, captured on video, from the scar of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona
30 June 2022
On 28 June 2022 at about 4:30 p.m. a large rockslide occurred on the side of Hallett Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.
28 June 2022
Always fly with the window blinds up: images of the large 25 May 2014 West Salt Creek landslide in Colorado, USA
9 June 2022
In the last few days a video captured by a drone of the aftermath of the 2009 Black Lake rockslide at Thetford Mines in Quebec, Canada, has gone viral.
30 May 2022
Whitehorse escarpment, Canada: on 28 May 2022 the Yukon Geological Survey recorded a significant landslide on a monitoring camera.
22 March 2022
Scud Glacier: aerial images of the 2020 rock avalanche in British Columbia in Canada.
24 December 2021
Spruce Tree House in Colorado – rockfall management of a natural arch that shelters a key archaeological site in Mesa Verde National Park
13 December 2021
An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls
22 November 2021
Over the last few days new sets of images have been posted online of the enormous impact of the landslides that affected parts of British Columbia a week ago, caused by an exceptional rainfall event.
1 October 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides presents a new inventory of slow-moving landslides for the Pacific Northwest, derived from InSAR. 617 active landslides that had not previously been identified were mapped.
10 September 2021
Images of landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico
8 September 2021
The movement rate of the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska has dramatically increased this summer, leading to closure of the only road across the area.
28 July 2021
Excellent drone footage has emerged of the development of the 31 May 2021 landslide at Bingham Canyon mine in Utah
11 May 2021
The Canadian Geological Survey has published an excellent graphic showing historical landslides that have resulted in fatalities in Canada
27 April 2021
On 22 April 2021 a very large landslide occurred on the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Images suggest that this landslide, which is about 4 km long, was a quick clay slide.
5 February 2021
A Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout in the Big Sur, in California, showing the burnt areas in the catchment
1 February 2021
Rat Creek: a large post wildfire washout has been generated on State Highway 1 in the Big Sur in California
15 January 2021
The US National Landslide Preparedness Act was passed this week, requiring that the USGS develops a national strategy for landslide hazards. Meanwhile the search continues for a motorist killed in a debris flow in Oregon
16 December 2020
A massive rockslope failure and 13 km long debris flow near to Bute Inlet in British Columbia, Canada in late November
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.