12 September 2019 06:40 in landslide report by Dave Petley
During construction of the Broomhead reservoir, near Sheffield, in the 1920s and 1930s, a large, deep-seated landslide caused major problems
22 July 2016 07:00 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
On 1st November 2016 I will take up the role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of Sheffield
9 September 2021 07:27 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Last week a very interesting and unusual landslide occurred close to the town of Paimio in Finland
3 June 2021 10:59 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Not all slope failures are large: examples of small but disruptive landslides in Sheffield
4 February 2021 08:12 in landslide video by Dave Petley
The 3 February 2021 White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse in Kent, England, which was caught on a brilliant video.
4 January 2021 06:30 in landslide images by Dave Petley
Understanding the Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, perhaps the most beautiful landslides on Earth?
29 July 2020 11:12 in landslide report by Dave Petley
A new article in the journal Landslides (Li et al. 2020) describes the Niushou landslide in Jiangsu, China, which was triggered by construction works for a hotel complex.
16 June 2020 07:24 in landslide video by Dave Petley
Two new landslide videos: a large landslide in a mine in Russia & dashcam footage of a small but high impact rockfall in California
28 May 2020 06:19 in Review of a paper by Dave Petley
A recent paper (Latrubesse et al. 2020) suggests that the catastrophic July 2018 Xe Nammoy hydropower complex dam failure in Laos might have been caused by piping and slope failure of the dam, a mechanism that is similar to the #Edenville dam failure.
5 March 2020 07:26 in Oddities by Dave Petley
A geological detour to visit to the outcrop of the famous “Geotimes” pillow lavas in the Semail Ophiolite at Wadi Jizzi in Oman