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25 July 2022
On 4 July 2022 a peat landslide occurred at the site of a windfarm under construction in Shetland, north Scotland.
24 May 2021
Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: a remarkable bund, 6 m high and 180 m long, has been constructed to protect the Old Military Road from landslides
22 March 2021
Late last week the Scottish Government announced the preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful. The road will remain within Glen Croe, but there is a range of options for how it will be aligned.
9 February 2021
Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland over the weekend has blocked the line between Ardrossan and Largs
4 January 2021
Understanding the Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, perhaps the most beautiful landslides on Earth?
30 November 2020
In recent weeks the landslide problems at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland have continued to develop, causing increased disruption
9 October 2020
The problematic A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: the cause of the landslide problems that cause repeated disruption
25 August 2020
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released factual information about the fatal landslide-induced train derailment at Carmont
13 August 2020
Yesterday a rail accident near to Stonehaven in Scotland killed three people. There is speculation that it was caused by a landslide. This shines a light on the challenges of managing ageing earthworks on the UK rail system.
18 December 2018
Loch Quioch landslide: an interesting and disruptive failure in the Highlands of Scotland in November, including drone footage
5 January 2016
In Scotland, extreme rainfall has induced riverbank erosion that has left the 16th Abergeldie Castle at risk of imminent collapse.
10 December 2015
Storm Desmond brought record-breaking rainfall to Cumbria and Scotland this weekend, causing extensive landsliding across a large area.
6 April 2014
On the last day of my visit to Scotland, my advisor and her husband (both former UB volcanology folks) took me on a hike to Holyrood Park to visit Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh’s volcano.
18 July 2012
I had a very nice surprise when I came in to work today: a large box from Dunoon Grammar School in Scotland! A while back, Hugh O’Donnell, an English teacher at Dunoon contacted me, inquiring if I might be willing to answer some student questions about MSL. He is organizing an awesome interdisciplinary project in which students produce a piece of Mars-themed writing. They will also have Mars-themed lessons in …