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5 October 2020
In a new paper in the Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Wang et al. (2020) describe the impact of a tunnel on the ancient Jimie landslide in China
29 September 2020
A new open access article in the journal Earth, Plants and Space (Enomoto et al. 2020) experimentally examines the strange and controversial phenomenon of landslide light.
10 June 2020
A new study published in Science Advances (Wang et al. 2020) shows that rainstorms tend to trigger landslides that sculpt the landscape at lower levels, whilst earthquake induced landslides cause erosion at higher elevations.
6 April 2020
A recent open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards (Zhang et al 2019) uses Beichuan to examine the perils and pitfalls of rapid off-site resettlement of people affected by disasters
11 February 2020
A seismic analysis of the 23 July 2019 Shuicheng landslide in China, which killed 51 people, has provided a detailed understanding of the failure process
23 October 2019
Floods from valley-blocking landslides may play a key role in the carbon cycle, allowing wood to be transported from the high mountains to the deep ocean floor
2 October 2019
A splendid new paper (Walter et al 2019) provides detailed analysis of the precursory behaviour leading up to the Anak Krakatau flank collapse in December 2018
17 September 2019
A new analysis of the air blast generated by the 2008 Wenjia rock avalanche suggests that it generated the windspeeds of a Force 12 hurricane, and that the impacts extended far beyond the margins of the landslide
9 September 2019
A new study of the 2017 Mocoa debris flows in Colombia (Prada-Sarmiento et al. 2019) indicates that the area had suffered 11 previous events in the 70 years prior to the disaster.