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30 October 2017

USGS mapping of landslide density for failures triggered by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

The USGS has now published provisional maps of landslide density for failures triggered by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

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6 October 2017

Murchison Glacier: more information about the slowly developing rockslope failure that is affecting the hut

Pascal Sirguey has very kindly provided additional images to show the rockslope failure that is developing above Murchison Glacier in New Zealand

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4 July 2017

La Palma – initial images of the “mega-landslide”

Over the weekend I was lucky enough to visit the island of La Palma. I have posted some initial images of the site of the Cumbre Vieja “mega-landslide

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18 May 2017

Landslides that make you gasp part 1: Yallourn

This is the first edition of an occasional series on landslides that make you gasp, featuring the Yallourn coal mine landslide in Australia in 2007.

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8 May 2017

The Mocoa landslides: new satellite images

GFZ Postdam and ReliefWeb have released a set of PlanetLab satellite images showing the Mocoa landslides which killed over 400 people last month in Colombia

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5 May 2017

The Van Zandt landslide: another great example of landslide mapping using LIDAR

The Van Zandt landslide in Washington State: the value of LIDAR for mapping landslides in densely vegetated and difficult landscapes

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18 April 2017

The Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan: amazing new Google Earth imagery

Fantastic Google Earth imagery is now available of the site of the Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan, which was captured so memorably on video last year

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1 March 2017

New images reveal the scale of damage to the Oroville spillway

Flow has been temporarily stopped down the Oroville Spillway in California, allowing the magnitude of the damage to be assessed.

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5 December 2016

Lidar – the amazing landslide mapping tool

An example from Washington State in the USA illustrates how Lidar is transforming the mapping of landslides in vegetated areas

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10 November 2016

Planet Labs satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier landslide

Planet Labs have collected a very high quality satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier / Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska last June

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