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3 May 2022
Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the Pilar landslide in the Philippines, which killed 53 people during Tropical Storm Megi.
21 April 2022
Wairoa: heavy rainfall in recent weeks has triggered hundreds of shallow landslides in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand
19 April 2022
Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the 11 April 2022 Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines.
18 February 2022
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
19 November 2021
Images from Planet indicate that the 29 October 2021 Kameng Valley event was a probably a rock and ice avalanche that originated on a steep slope high in the mountains.
24 December 2020
As we look back on 2020, we wanted to share some of the top news and views coming out of AGU.
22 April 2020
[Editor’s Note: This morning, AGU sent the following email to its members. We wanted to make sure everyone received the information, so we posted it here too.] By: Robin Bell, Board President and Brooks Hanson, Executive Vice President, Science The 50th anniversary of Earth Day this year occurs as humanity is working to control a global pandemic. A solution will depend critically on partnership and cooperation among virologists, epidemiologists, health care …
9 July 2019
Scientists Tackle Grand Challenges In the Earth and Space Sciences In New Special Centennial-Themed Collection
One hundred years ago when AGU was founded there were still large unmapped places on our planet and the idea of a person stepping on the moon was a dream. Discovery and wonder have characterized the last 100 years of science as we learned the plates shift, the climate changes, and scientists are studying the Moon, Mars, and beyond in detail. Our species now has a global view of how …
8 May 2019
Yesterday @HiRISE posted an image of the “Distinctive Lobe of Northern Hargraves Crater Ejecta Blanket”. On Twitter @acwiebusch asks if this is a landslide.
1 February 2019
The human and environmental costs of the Brumadinho disaster in Brazil are becoming increasingly clear, whilst speculation continues as to the causes of the collapse of the tailings dam
30 July 2018
AGU and AAS are the fortunate recipients of a major grant from The Kavli Foundation that brings together our communities to advance the science of exoplanets. I’m proud to be a part of these institutions, particularly at critical junctures in with exoplanetary research, since this is exactly the kind of action that needs to be taken at the institutional level to help move the science forward. Exoplanet science ranks among those discoveries that inspire humankind to look beyond and think above …
18 July 2018
Problems continue at the Hidroituango dam site in Colombia. Last week a significant seismic event was recorded in the power house cavern, which is thought to have been generated by a further rockfall in the underground excavation.
12 July 2018
Over the last week exceptional rainfall has triggered thousands of landslides in Japan, with disastrous consequences. Images are starting to emerge showing the scale of the disaster.
19 June 2018
The University of Arizona has released HiRISE imagery from Mars showing a 1 km long landslide triggered by a meteoroid impact about ten years ago
23 May 2018
Satellite images captured by Planet Labs shows the evolving crisis at the Hidroituango dam site. The dam crest has now reached the spillway level, meaning that control of the water should become possible. 26,000 people remain displaced
4 April 2018
Better satellite images are now becoming available showing the large landslides triggered by the Papua New Guinea earthquake
22 March 2018
A significant valley-blocking landslide has occurred near to Wairoa in New Zealand. The Mangapoike River is blocked and a lake estimated to be 50 m deep has formed
14 March 2018
New satellite images from Planet Labs corroborate the newspaper reports of significant landslide disasters occurring in the aftermath of the Papua New Guinea Earthquake
28 February 2018
An emerging crisis? Video and images are emerging showing multiple valley blocking landslides in the Papua New Guinea highlands
20 February 2018
Parts of the track Puerto Venus debris flows in Colombia last week have been captured on satellite imagery by Planet Labs