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13 February 2018
A new paper in the journal Geology (Urlaub et al. 2018) proposes that the key factor that allows giant submarine landslides maybe the combination of compressible diatom ooze and a capping layer of low permeability clay
4 January 2018
In a paper just published in the journal Landslides, Gauthier et al. 2017 use a 3D reconstruction to estimate that the tsunamigenic June 2017 Karrat Fjord rock avalanche in Greenland had a volume of 58 million cubic metres.
13 December 2017
In a new paper, Hunt and Jarvis (2017) demonstrate that multiple large submarine landslides have occurred close to the Canary Islands in the last 7 million years.
17 November 2017
Review of a paper:- detecting landslide precursors from space: the use of Sentinel images to interpret the Maoxian landslide in June 2017
6 November 2017
The Nuugaatsiaq landslide in Greenland: understanding failure processes from the precursory seismic signals (review of a paper)
9 October 2017
A new paper from the University of Bristol (Brown et al. 2017) demonstrates the role that lahars play in causing loss of life in volcanic events
27 September 2017
In a new paper in the journal Engineering Geology, Qi et al. (2017) describe spectacular loess landslides from the Heifangtai terrace in China
12 September 2017
A new paper (Coe et al. 2017) strongly suggests that the cluster of 24 rock avalanches since 1984 in S. Alaska may be associated with rock permafrost degradation
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
20 August 2017
In one of his last contributions, a paper by Oldrich Hungr and his colleagues provides a dynamic analysis of the 2014 Oso landslide, which killed 43 people