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18 May 2021
A new paper in the journal Scientific Reports (Aslan et al. 2021) describes the actively moving Kara-Bogaz-Gol megaslide in Kazakhstan. At 10 cubic kilometres this is the largest active landslide described to date.
23 April 2021
The 13 October 2020, deadly landslide in Phong Dien, Vietnam, which was triggered by an extraordinary rainfall event
8 April 2021
Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province in China: InSAR as a wide area landslide detection tool
10 March 2021
A new open access paper in the journal Progress in Disaster Science (Rosser et al. 2021) demonstrates that the number of landslides in W. and C. Nepal has increased since the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.
26 February 2021
Badong, China: multiple episodes of population relocation due to landslides associated with the Three Gorges Dam
19 February 2021
New research (Muñoz-Torrero Manchado et al. 2021), published in Landslides, investigates trends in landslides and landslide losses in W. Nepal over three decades. It highlights the key role of human factors in determining patterns of loss
25 January 2021
Large glacier-related landslides in high mountain areas are increasing with time, according to a new study (Liu et al. 2021)
13 January 2021
On 7 August 2020 a landslide in Gokseong County, S. Korea killed 5 people. A new paper (Choi et al 2021) suggests that this was triggered by the failure of an under construction embankment during heavy rainfall
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.
4 November 2020
A new paper on the 8 million cubic metre 24 February 2018 Mangapoike landslide in New Zealand speculates on an intriguing failure mechanism