Tonight I am giving a talk to the Hong Kong RGS. This is the powerpoint file – you should be able to download it from authorstream
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Update on my talk on “The Hazards of Geography: Earthquakes, Floods and Landslides” in Hong Kong on 3rd April
Details about my forthcoming talk to the Hong Kong Royal Geographical Society on 3rd April 2012
Two videos from the Hong Kong GEO reconstructing the 1972 and 1976 landslides.
Thanks to David Kwok of the Geotechnical Engineering Office in Hong Kong for highlighting this video to me, and for the image below. On 18th June 1972 Hong Kong suffered an extraordinary landslide at Po Shan Road, in the Mid-Levels area: The slide, which had a volume of about 40,000 cubic metres, induced the collapse of two large buildings, killing 67 people and injuring a further 20. The landslide understandably …
Thanks to a former student for bringing the following video to my attention. Hopefully it will play directly when you click on the box below – if not then take a look at: This channelised debris flow occurred on Lantau Island, near to Hong Kong airport, on 7th June when the area was affected by an exceptional (“black”) rainfall event. In a single hour Hong Kong observatory recorded 140 mm …
The 11th Lumb Lecture at HKU: Bridging the Gap between Theoretical and Actual Slope Performance by H.N. Wong
Last Friday Professor H.N. Wong delivered the 11th Lumb Lecture at Hong Kong University, entitled “Bridging the Gap between Theoretical and Actual Slope Performance”.
The second JTC-1 workshop will be held from 3rd to 5th December 2018 in Hong Kong. The topic will be: Triggering and Propagation of Rapid Flow-like Landslides
A round-up of recent landslide incidents, including two American children tragically killed by a mudslide whilst collecting fossils
News of landslides from the USA, Canada and Hong Kong, and about the role of landslides in the Day of Judgement
A paper just published in Landslides (Feng et al 2021) describes 327 landslides triggered by intense rainfall in June 2019 around Mibie village, Guangdong Province in China.