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19 February 2019
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.
10 October 2018
News today of two large, developing slope instabilities, one at Diamante in Argentina and the other at Mannen, yet again, in Norway
8 February 2018
In a new paper in Engineering Geology, Carla et al (2018) demonstrate how a combination of ground-based radar and INSAR could have been used to predict a major landslide in a copper mine
6 February 2018
A paper just published in Geo-Marine Letters, Conway and Barrie 2018 – describes a new landslide type – the submarine sackungen – observed in the flanks of Douglas Channel in British Columbia
29 January 2018
The Rattlesnake Hills rockslide in Washington State continues to creep at an approximately constant rate. The key challenge now is to determine whether the slide can transition into a rapid failure eventThe Rattlesnake Hills rockslide in Washington State continues to creep at an approximately constant rate. The key challenge now is to determine whether the slide can transition into a rapid failure event
3 October 2017
Murchison Hut: a skiers and climbers refuge closed by a large, progressive rockslide in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in South Island, New Zealand
31 August 2017
In an article this week in Nature, Jane Palmer describes the Maca landslide, a 60 million cubic metre slow-moving slide in Peru
15 December 2016
The assessment of the likely future behaviour of a slope is very difficult. Whilst prediction of behaviour may be impossible, it can often be foreseen
23 July 2014
Two key events happened yesterday in relation to the Oso landslide in Washington State – the remains of the last victim were recovered and a new report analysing the landslide was released.
26 May 2013
Many large dams will be constructed in and around the Himalayas in the next few years. This post examines the associated landslide threat