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21 April 2023
Post-seismic evolution of landslides in the Wenchuan earthquake area
A new paper in the journal Engineering Geology (Zhang et al. 2023) examines the evolution of landslides after the Wenchuan earthquake. It found that in the first two years landslide activity increased further, but then declined.
16 March 2023
The relationship between GDP and fatal anthropogenic landslides in China
The relationship between GDP and fatal anthropogenic landslides in China is explored in a new paper in the journal Landslides (Zhang et al. 2023) . The results are fascinating!
3 March 2023
Planet images of the Alxa League coal mine landslide
High resolution SkySat satellite images have been captured by Planet of the 23 February 2023 Alxa League coal mine landslide in China.
24 February 2023
The 22 February 2023 landslide at a coal mine at Alxa League, China
The 22 February 2023 landslide at a coal mine at Alxa League, China, which is believed to have killed 53 people.
2 November 2022
The role of atmospheric pressure in landslide triggering
A new paper in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (Pelascini et al. 2022) suggests that atmospheric pressure changes may play a role in landslide triggering during typhoons
3 October 2022
Shuiliandong: an example of a landslide triggered by underground coal mining
Shuiliandong: a paper in the journal Landslides (Ma et al, 2022) highlights an example of a landslide triggered by underground coal mining
29 September 2022
The causes of the 3 January 2022 landslide at Bijie City in Guizhou Province, China
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Tao et al. 2022) describes the very interesting causes of the 3 January 2022 landslide at a construction site at Bijie City in Guizhou Province, China, which killed 14 people.
7 September 2022
Landslides from the 5 September 2022 earthquake in Luding County, Sichuan
The 5 September 2022 M=6.8 earthquake in Luding County, Sichuan has triggered large numbers of landslides, causing extensive damage.
6 September 2022
The Hongya Village landslide in Qinghai, China
On 1 September 2022 a very major landslide occurred at Hongya Village in Qinghai Province in China, killing seven people.
4 August 2022
The 26 July 2016 landslide at Fushun west pit in China
On 26 July 2016 a 3.1 million cubic metre landslide occurred at a high wall coal mine at Fushun in China, causing extensive damage. The failure is documented in a new paper (Sun et al. 2022) in the journal Landslides.