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5 April 2021

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

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27 March 2020

EGU2020: sharing landslide research online

The EGU2020 meeting in Vienna has been cancelled, but the organisers are allowing the research to be posted online, with discussion during the sessions

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29 January 2014

Tramin (Termeno), Italy: a very dramatic rockfall

Last week a dramatic rockfall occurred at Tramin in Italy, which involved a large boulder demolishing a 300 year old barn. It was a very lucky escape for the occupants of the adjoining house

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9 January 2013

An interesting Austrian earthflow video

A very interesting earthflow video from Austria

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13 August 2012

Do watch this – probably the best ever debris flow video, from Austria last week

A remarkable new video of a series of mudflows in Virgen, Austria

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23 July 2012

A weekend of landslide incidents

This weekend there were many landslide incidents around the world. This blog post highlights nine of them, in the UK, Austria, Canada, Mexico, India and China

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1 April 2012

Two interesting recent landslides in the Alps

Reports of a dramatic rock avalanche in Austria a week ago, and a fatal rockfall in Switzerland on Friday

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28 March 2012

Retaining wall failure in Austria and large-scale wash-outs in New Zealand

A brief report on a fatal retaining wall failure in Austria and wash-outs in New Zealand last week

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31 August 2010

Catching up – recent landslide events

The next few posts will be an attempt to catch up on the things that I missed whilst on vacation in Switzerland last week.  Thanks to the many people who have tipped me off about landslide events.  I will cover Pakistan in another post.1. A large flow in AustriaThanks to Martin Springer for highlighting this one.  On Saturday 21st August a severe storm triggered a 100,000 cubic metre flow in …

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