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7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
13 August 2020
Yesterday a rail accident near to Stonehaven in Scotland killed three people. There is speculation that it was caused by a landslide. This shines a light on the challenges of managing ageing earthworks on the UK rail system.
25 June 2020
In the last few days the Old Fort Landslide in Canada has moved over 160 metres, with current movement rates of about 2 metres per hour
20 May 2020
In Midland County, Michigan collapse is underway of Edenville dam, driven by heavy rainfall. Reports suggest that a second dam may also be failing.
15 May 2020
A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
4 May 2020
Sardoba Reservoir: a major dam collapse in Uzbekistan on 1 May 2020, plus the EGU2020 Day 1 programme and a car crash interview about diversity in the geosciences
On Friday 1 May 2020 a major collapse occurred in the earth-filled dam of Sardoba Reservoir in Uzbekistan, causing extensive flooding.
27 April 2020
Planet Labs have succeeded to collecting high resolution SkySat imagery of the Tendepo landslide in Papua New Guinea on 21 March 2020
22 April 2020
Zongling: a new open access paper (Wang et al. 2020) in the Journal Landslides describes a new InSAR method to monitor landslide movement caused by coal mining in Guizhou Province, China
3 April 2020
Based on the information available so far, can we crowd source an understanding of what happened to cause the Luming Mine tailings accident in China?
12 March 2020
Salkantay: Planet Labs has now captured imagery of the upper portions of the ice-rock avalanche and debris flow that occurred in Peru in February