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22 May 2020
As improved images and information become available, it is becoming possible to gain a better understanding of the cause of the Edenville Dam breach
10 February 2017
At the Oroville Dam in Calfornia an extraordinary crisis has developed as the spillway undergoes massive, flood-induced erosion
1 February 2016
Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.
28 January 2016
In June 2015 the Tbilisi landslide and flood disaster killed 19 people in Georgia. Google Earth imagery is now available of the site
15 January 2016
On Monday night a large rockfall in Wolhusen blocked the Keine Emme river, causing a flood through a local industrial park. Estimated damage is US$1 million
7 April 2013
Future trends in natural hazard losses – the Powerpoint file from my Geographical Association 2013 conference talk
A talk from the Geographical Association annual conference on future losses from natural hazards, focusing on storms, floods, earthquakes and volcanoes
12 May 2012
An analysis, based on an amazing video of the landslide in action, of the rock avalanche that caused the Seti River flood in Nepal
6 May 2012
It is possible that the catastrophic flood in Nepal yesterday, which killed up to 50, was caused by a landslide dam collapse
14 January 2012
In December 2011 a severe rainstorm triggered landslides in Golden Bay, New Zealand. This post provides photos of the landslide damage.
5 January 2011
Google now has about a million books online dating from 1500 to 2008. An interesting tool that they have provided, and which is great fun with which to play, is the NGram viewer, which allows the user to search for, and graph, the occurrence of specific words through time in these texts. Note that the data are presented as the use of the word as a percentage of the total words in the …