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11 June 2021

Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster

A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster at Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: our new paper explaining the sequence of events has been published in the journal Science

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12 April 2021

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?

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18 March 2021

Retrogressive breach failures

Retrogressive breach failures, are coastal flow slides that occur naturally in fine sands near dynamic tidal channels or rivers

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3 July 2020

The Dawn of Hope peat slide: understanding the source area

John Flynn’s remarkable drone video of Dawn of Hope peat slide suggests that this might have been a bog burst that underwent retrogression

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12 May 2020

The Váráš rock slope deformation in northern Norway

The Váráš rock slope deformation in Troms County in northern Norway, a 70 million cubic metre, 100 m deep creeping landslide.

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13 February 2020

The fast-moving Alpine Gardens landslide in New Zealand

The Alpine Gardens landslide in New Zealand in the Fox Glacier Valley is moving at over 11 millimetres per day, generating large debris flows

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2 July 2019

The huge September 2018 Naga landslide in the Philippines: a first published analysis

A first analysis of the mining-induced September 2018 Naga landslide, which killed 134 people and destroyed almost 60 houses

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21 May 2019

Joffre Peak: precursory movements and the role of temperature

The first Joffre Peak landslide was probably associated with high Spring temperatures, but the slope also showed signs of distress before the collapse.

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19 February 2019

New on EarthArXiv: a first analysis of the flank failure of the Anak Krakatau volcano

A paper has recently been posted to EarthArXiv providing an analysis of the flank failure of Anak Krakatau on 22 Dec 2018, which generated a tsunami that killed 431 people.

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10 October 2018

Two developing large landslides – Mannen (again) and Diamante

News today of two large, developing slope instabilities, one at Diamante in Argentina and the other at Mannen, yet again, in Norway

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