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14 January 2018
Planet Labs have now succeeded in collecting high resolution imagery of the 16th December Villa Santa Lucia landslide in Chile.
23 November 2017
Information is slowly appearing about landslides triggered by the M=7.3 12th November Iran-Iraq earthquake. The biggest slides appear to be lateral spreads
10 November 2017
An archive of before and after RapidEye satellite images is now available, which clearly show the cause of the Mocao debris flow disaster in April 2017
30 August 2017
Planet Labs satellite imagery is now available showing the aftermath of the Pizzo Cengalo rock avalanche in Switzerland, which killed eight people
1 August 2017
A 50 cm high tsunami struck the Caribbean coast of Colombia at Santa Marta on 19th July 2017. The most likely cause was a submarine landslide.
14 February 2017
Images that have appeared online over the last 24 hours dramatically illustrate the vast scale of the erosion problem at the Oroville dam site
13 February 2017
An update on the Oroville Dam spillways – a new phase of erosion leads to evacuation of 130,000 people
Yesterday, erosion on the margin of the Oroville Dam spillways caused concern about a catastrophic collapse. The evacuation of 130,00 people was ordered.
10 February 2017
At the Oroville Dam in Calfornia an extraordinary crisis has developed as the spillway undergoes massive, flood-induced erosion
8 February 2017
In the last few days further substantial movement has occurred on the Eaglepointe landslide in North Salt Lake, Utah in response to rainfall
21 January 2017
On 16th December 2016, a major landslide destroyed the penstock and associated infrastructure at the Xekaman 3 hydroelectric power plant site in Laos