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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
24 February 2013
This post provides an interpretation of the Mount Dixon rock avalanche using NASA EO-1 ALI imagery collected shortly after the event. It shows that the landslide went through a dramatic transition from rock avalanche to sliding
15 January 2012
Some pictures of landslides triggered on a slope after logging, taken in New Zealand yesterday