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3 October 2017

Murchison Hut: an interesting landslide problem in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Murchison Hut: a skiers and climbers refuge closed by a large, progressive rockslide in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in South Island, New Zealand

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31 August 2017

The Maca landslide: a large, slow-moving slide in Peru

In an article this week in Nature, Jane Palmer describes the Maca landslide, a 60 million cubic metre slow-moving slide in Peru

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15 December 2016

On the difference between prediction and foresight in landslide hazard assessment

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

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23 July 2014

Oso landslide: the last set of remains been recovered and a new report has been released

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.

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26 May 2013

Landslides and large dams – there may be trouble ahead…

Many large dams will be constructed in and around the Himalayas in the next few years. This post examines the associated landslide threat

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24 February 2013

An intrepretation of the Mount Dixon rock avalanche in New Zealand using satellite imagery

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

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15 January 2012

Landslides and logging – an pictorial example from New Zealand

Some pictures of landslides triggered on a slope after logging, taken in New Zealand yesterday

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