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4 August 2022
On 26 July 2016 a 3.1 million cubic metre landslide occurred at a high wall coal mine at Fushun in China, causing extensive damage. The failure is documented in a new paper (Sun et al. 2022) in the journal Landslides.
6 June 2022
On 10 June 2021 an extreme rainstorm triggered over 100 landslides, including a set of devastating debris flows, in the Wuxie scenic area in Zhejiang Province in China.
1 June 2022
A paper just published in Landslides (Feng et al 2021) describes 327 landslides triggered by intense rainfall in June 2019 around Mibie village, Guangdong Province in China.
7 April 2022
In a paper just published in the journal Landslides (Garcia-Delgado, Petley et al. 2022), we have examined the history of fatal landslides in Colombia. The results are quite surprising.
22 February 2022
A new study has found increased landslide activity in the months after the low-magnitude 2018 Molise earthquake in Italy
18 January 2022
Arhavi, Turkey: a new paper in the Journal Natural Hazards (Tanyaş et al. 2022) shows that landslide impacts of new roads can be comparable to that of a medium sized earthquake
2 November 2021
According to a new paper in the journal Landslides (Cheng, Yang and Du 2021), the 220,000 cubic metre 2017 Tonghua landslide in Sichuan Province, China was triggered by nearby blasting during tunnel construction.
28 October 2021
A new paper in the journal landslides uses InSAR data to show that the 21 July 2020 Shaziba landslide in Enshi, China was creeping in the years before the major failure
26 October 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Liu et al. 2021) describes the complex 5 April 2021 Tiejiangwan landslide in Sichuan Province, China, which killed three people.
13 October 2021
The remarkable Chgega landslide in northern Tunisia consists of a block of limestone 900 m long and 400 m wide that is sliding on an underlying layer of clays and marls
4 October 2021
An interesting paper has just been published in the journal Science, (Cook et al. 2021), which looks at the seismic signals generated by the Chamoli rockslide and debris flow. It concludes that the event was fully detectable by seismic instruments located at up to 100 km from the event.
12 July 2021
A new paper in Landslides explores the cause of the Petobo landslide from the 28 September 2019 Palu-Donggala Indonesia earthquake
11 June 2021
A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster at Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: our new paper explaining the sequence of events has been published in the journal Science
21 May 2021
The Pietrafitta landslide: a new paper published in Landslides (Guerriero et al. 2021) shows that traffic vibration can cause a landslide to move under certain circumstances
18 May 2021
A new paper in the journal Scientific Reports (Aslan et al. 2021) describes the actively moving Kara-Bogaz-Gol megaslide in Kazakhstan. At 10 cubic kilometres this is the largest active landslide described to date.
12 May 2021
AGU is pleased to announce an update to its corrections policy to allow for more flexibility around author name changes in our publications to better align with our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.
26 April 2021
Seven societies, including AGU, are joining together to further enable open science by officially participating in the governance and continued development of ESSOAr.org, the Earth and Space Open Archive.
8 April 2021
Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province in China: InSAR as a wide area landslide detection tool
18 March 2021
Retrogressive breach failures, are coastal flow slides that occur naturally in fine sands near dynamic tidal channels or rivers