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10 June 2020
A new study published in Science Advances (Wang et al. 2020) shows that rainstorms tend to trigger landslides that sculpt the landscape at lower levels, whilst earthquake induced landslides cause erosion at higher elevations.
9 June 2020
A new paper in the journal landslides (Massey et al. 2020) has mapped almost 30,000 landslides triggered by the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand
2 June 2020
A new study (Shafique 2020) published in the journal Geomorphology shows that landslide activity remained high for at least 13 years after the Kashmir earthquake
6 April 2020
A recent open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards (Zhang et al 2019) uses Beichuan to examine the perils and pitfalls of rapid off-site resettlement of people affected by disasters
29 January 2020
The role of weak pumice layers in landslides triggered by the M=6.7 6 September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu Earthquake
A new study (Li et al. 2020) has found that a specific weak pumice layer controlled landslides triggered by the M=6.7 September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu earthquake
15 December 2019
High quality imagery is now available on Google Earth showing the hundreds of landslides on Mount Kinabalu triggered by the 5 June 2015 M=6.0 earthquake
19 November 2019
A new study (Barth et al. 2019) has mapped the landslides triggered by the 27 October 2012 Mw=7.8 Haida Gwaii earthquake in British Columbia, Canada
12 November 2019
The Barangay Bato landslide cluster from the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines, captured by Planet Labs satellites
11 November 2019
At least two distinct clusters of landslides were triggered by the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines. This post provides Planet Labs images of the cluster at Baragay Buhay.
5 November 2019
The 5 km long ancient, earthquake triggered (?) Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau