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18 November 2019
90 years after the 1929 Grand Banks earthquake: the hazards of submarine landslides on the western North Atlantic passive margin
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
30 May 2019
A high resolution Planet Labs SkySat image of the Joffre Peak landslides has been captured, shedding light on the velocity of the flows.
21 May 2019
The first Joffre Peak landslide was probably associated with high Spring temperatures, but the slope also showed signs of distress before the collapse.
20 May 2019
Good satellite and aerial imagery is now appearing showing the extent of the Joffre Peak rock avalanches in Canada last week
17 May 2019
Yesterday a second, probably even larger, rock avalanche occurred on Joffre Peak in British Columbia in Canada, following the first event on Sunday.
15 May 2019
On Monday morning at 07:41 am local time, a significant rock avalanche occurred at Joffre Peak in British Columbia in Canada
6 February 2018
A paper just published in Geo-Marine Letters, Conway and Barrie 2018 – describes a new landslide type – the submarine sackungen – observed in the flanks of Douglas Channel in British Columbia
24 March 2017
In a paper just published, Clayton et al. (2017) describe the Mitchell Creek landslide, a very large rockslide in Canada triggered by glacial debuttressing
11 November 2016
A spectacular and dramatic landslide at St-Luc-de-Vincennes in Quebec, Canada yesterday has the hallmarks of a quick clay slide
12 April 2016
On 29th March 2016 the Renfrew County landslide occurred on the banks of the Bonnechere River near to Ottawa. This is a large (10 hectare) landslip.