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14 July 2023
A new paper in the journal Nature (Lavé et al. 2023) describes the 23 cubic km Sabche rockslide in Annapurna, Nepal, which occurred about 850 years ago.
4 July 2023
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Xue et al, 2023) examines the triggering of the December 2020 Qingliucun landslide in Sichuan, China.
23 June 2023
A new paper (Rosi et al. 2023) in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences presents a landslide susceptibility map for Central Asia.
20 June 2023
On 30 June 2022 a landslide at Tupul, in Manipur, India, killed 61 people. A new paper (Baruah et al. 2023) provides an initial analysis, concluding that the failure was caused by poor construction and triggered by heavy rainfall.
2 February 2023
A paper in Science of the Total Environment (Svennevig et al. 2023) describes the 15 December 1952 Niiortuut landslide in Greenland. It concludes that this was one of the earliest anthropogenic warming-induced landslides identified to date.
26 January 2023
On 19 July 2019, the large (3.92M cubic metre) Yahuokou landslide started to develop at Dongshan Town, Zhouqu County, Gansu Province, China
25 January 2023
In a paper published in the journal Landslides, Yan et al. (2023) discuss the 30 August 2020 debris flow at Azijue village in Sichuan, China, which killed three people and destroyed two villages. The losses were caused by an unusual secondary failure of ancient deposits in the channel bed.
23 December 2022
An open access paper in the journal Landslides (Cabral et al. 2022) analyses debris flows in Brazil over the last century, finding that 45 events have killed 5,771 people and generated US$5,5 billion in economic losses.
2 November 2022
A new paper in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (Pelascini et al. 2022) suggests that atmospheric pressure changes may play a role in landslide triggering during typhoons
29 September 2022
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Tao et al. 2022) describes the very interesting causes of the 3 January 2022 landslide at a construction site at Bijie City in Guizhou Province, China, which killed 14 people.