Youtube has a dramatic new landslide video from Yaglidere in Turkey, showing a failure in fine grained materials that transitions to a rapid flow
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Demolition has started of properties damaged by landslides in the Port Hills area of Christchurch during the 2010-2011 earthquakes. This post shows some of the photographs that I took shortly afterwards.
In a new paper, Zhang et al. examine the May 2015 Abe Barek landslide in Afghanistan, finding that it was a loess failure on an existing landslide site
An archive of images of the Domkar Monastery landslide is available since 2007. They show remarkably little evidence of the development of the landslide.
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings
New aerial and ground images of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan are now available. The flow-type movement of the landslide is clearly visible
Images have emerged of spectacular flowslides triggered by the Gansu earthquake this week, whilst 13 people have been killed bost post-seismic landslides today
Update on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus typhoon Roke, an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy
Latest information on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy
The Xian Center of Geological Survey is compiling a set of very useful web resources of case studies of large landslides in Central China. This is particularly interesting as many of the slides are loess failures, which are comparatively poorly documented. The home page is here:http://www.xian.cgs.gov.cn/english/achievements/land/ There are two items of particular interest there. The first is a PDF of a presentation on the landslides triggered by the Wenchuan earthquake. …