20 May 2020 05:45 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
In Midland County, Michigan collapse is underway of Edenville dam, driven by heavy rainfall. Reports suggest that a second dam may also be failing.
19 May 2020 06:45 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Helicopter company Alpine Air Alaska has posted to Facebook stunning images and a video of a long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska
13 May 2020 05:42 in Database by Dave Petley
I have now been able to generate the global map of 2019 fatal landslides. This shows an unusual cluster of landslides in East Africa.
25 March 2020 08:21 in Database by Dave Petley
In 2019 I recorded a total 463 non-seismic fatal landslides, causing 3270 deaths, plus a further 27 fatal landslides triggered by earthquakes, making 2019 the third worst on record.
18 November 2019 07:31 in Earthquake-induced landslide by Dave Petley
On the 90th anniversary of the 1929 Grand Banks earthquake and tsunami, a new study suggests that tsunamigenic submarine landslides may be more common than we thought
4 November 2019 07:32 in Earthquake-induced landslide by Dave Petley
A sequence of earthquakes in Cotabato in the Philippines in late October 2019 has triggered a number of large landslides, causing at least seven fatalities
23 October 2019 06:36 in Research project by Dave Petley
Floods from valley-blocking landslides may play a key role in the carbon cycle, allowing wood to be transported from the high mountains to the deep ocean floor
15 October 2019 05:35 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
The 2020 International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley (Kyrgyzstan) (ICL Kokomeren Summer School)
25 September 2019 06:21 in Earthquake-induced landslide by Dave Petley
The 24th September 2019 M=5.6 Mirpur earthquake in NW Pakistan appears to have generated some large lateral spreads along the banks of the Jhelum River.
17 September 2019 07:30 in Research project by Dave Petley
A new analysis of the air blast generated by the 2008 Wenjia rock avalanche suggests that it generated the windspeeds of a Force 12 hurricane, and that the impacts extended far beyond the margins of the landslide