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30 January 2017
Analysis of my landslide database shows that the human cost of landslides in 2016 was lower than average, although the number of events was high
13 October 2016
Nepal landslides 2016: analysis of my dataset for the last 36 years suggest that 2016 was the worst year on record for landslide events.
1 August 2016
A comparison of 2016 landslide losses to date with those for 2015 suggest that the cost of mass movements this year is high
17 June 2016
In a paper just published in the journal landslides, Haque et al (2016) present data on fatal landslides in Europe between 1995 and 2014
18 May 2016
A review of fatal landslides in 2016 to date suggests that so far the number of events and number of deaths is very similar to 2015
6 October 2014
Data for fatal landslides in January to July 2014 show that there was a total of 222 events killing 1466 people, mostly in Asia.
16 September 2013
The distribution of fatal landslides in Asia is very uneven. This is an updated map based upon my landslide database
8 January 2013
The BGS have posted an article about increased occurrence of British landslides recently. There is an interesting spatial relationshipwith Met Office rainfall data.
16 November 2012
A brief review of the levels of loss of life from landslides in Colombia in recent years.