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3 August 2022
A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.
26 July 2022
Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.
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 May 2022
On Saturday 7 May 2022 a substantial landslide occurred near to Lowell Point, in the Seward area of Alaska in the USA.
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
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.
1 September 2021
George County: a drone video of the site of a fatal landslide on a highway in Mississippi, triggered by Hurricane Ida
28 July 2021
Excellent drone footage has emerged of the development of the 31 May 2021 landslide at Bingham Canyon mine in Utah
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
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.
8 December 2020
Landslide potential this winter? A new video compilation of satellite images of the wildfire areas of western USA
4 December 2020
On Wednesday 2 December 2020 a major landslide destroyed four houses in Haines, Alaska. Two residents of the slope are missing.
12 October 2020
As the virtual AGU Fall Meeting 2020 starts to approach, I thought I would pull together a list of the main landslide sessions
8 October 2020
A satellite image showing post wildfire mudslide potential in the Pacific West of the United States in winter 2020 – 2021