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3 April 2019

The complexity of the timing of rockfalls

High resolution monitoring of a natural rock slope in the southern Japanese Alps has provided insight into the complexity of the timing of rockfalls

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25 February 2019

The Baige landslide, Tibet: analysing seismic data to determine mass movement behaviour

The valley-blocking Baige landslide, Tibet in October 2018: an interesting analysis of seismic data to determine rockslide behaviour

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13 February 2019

Pre-failure movement analysis of the Su Village (Sucun) landslide in China

A new paper published in Landslides examines movement of the Su Village (Sucun) landslide in China, which killed 27 people in 2016, using InSAR techniques

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11 February 2019

Hurricane Maria: a first analysis of landsliding in Puerto Rico

Detailed analysis by the USGS and others shows that Hurricane Maria triggered at least 40,000 landslides in Puerto Rico in 2017

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10 September 2018

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting hazard in Alaska

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting and significant hazard for the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Parts of the road are being realigned to manage the hazard

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16 May 2017

The Pas de l’Ours landslide: an actively moving rockslide in the Queyras Valley of France

The Pas de l’Ours landslide: a very large and potentially-problematic actively-moving rockslide in the Queyras Valley of France

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27 December 2016

The Safeland project reports on landslide hazard and risk management

The full set of project reports about landslide hazard and risk management from the EU FP7 Safeland project are now available online once more.

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8 September 2016

PhD opportunity: A platform for regional scale earthquake induced landslide hazard assessment

Dr Chris Massey at GNS Science has an interesting PhD opportunity entitled: “A Platform for Regional-Scale Earthquake-induced Landslide Hazard Assessment”

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9 February 2015

Simulating submarine landslides

Joris Eggenhuisen has published a fascinating video on Youtube showing a simulation of submarine landslides using the Eurotank Flume at Utrecht University

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16 January 2014

Aoraki / Mount Cook: A new survey of its height after the 1991 landslide

A GNS / University of Otago expedition has just resurveyed the height of Aoraki / Mount Cook after the 1991 rock avalanche. The mountain has lost 30 m.

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