Search Results for "erosion" (191 articles)
Images that have appeared online over the last 24 hours dramatically illustrate the vast scale of the erosion problem at the Oroville dam site
An update on the Oroville Dam spillways – a new phase of erosion leads to evacuation of 130,000 people
Yesterday, erosion on the margin of the Oroville Dam spillways caused concern about a catastrophic collapse. The evacuation of 130,00 people was ordered.
At the Oroville Dam in Calfornia an extraordinary crisis has developed as the spillway undergoes massive, flood-induced erosion
In Scotland, extreme rainfall has induced riverbank erosion that has left the 16th Abergeldie Castle at risk of imminent collapse.
Using historic data to map the original course of the stream that was responsible for the erosion at Newburn in NE England
An update on the catastrophic erosion that undermined an apartment block in Newburn, near Newcastle, earlier this week
In Newburn, near Newcastle in NE England, exceptional rainfall has caused the erosion of the foundations of an apartment block.
The Daily Mail has an interesting article (surely the first time I have used that phrase) on a cottage in South Dawlish in Devon, UK that is threatened by coastal erosion. According to the article, the house changed hands 18 months ago for £1.75 million, since when it has suffered two cliff collapse events, the most recent of which has left the back of the (let’s face it, spectacular) property …
Deforestation is a major problem in Haiti, with 98% of natural woodlands having been removed. This post highlights a recent suggestion by an NGO that deforestation may be in part a cause of the current cholera outbreak in Haiti. Whilst this idea is unproven, the need for afforestation to be a part of the rehabilitation of Haiti is undeniable.