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2 February 2023
A paper in Science of the Total Environment (Svennevig et al. 2023) describes the 15 December 1952 Niiortuut landslide in Greenland. It concludes that this was one of the earliest anthropogenic warming-induced landslides identified to date.
8 July 2021
On 15 June 2021 a large landslide occurred on the margin of the Sullorsuaq Strait in a remote are of western Greenland.
4 January 2018
In a paper just published in the journal Landslides, Gauthier et al. 2017 use a 3D reconstruction to estimate that the tsunamigenic June 2017 Karrat Fjord rock avalanche in Greenland had a volume of 58 million cubic metres.
6 November 2017
The Nuugaatsiaq landslide in Greenland: understanding failure processes from the precursory seismic signals (review of a paper)
8 August 2017
Various analyses have now been posted about the the tsunamigenic the Karrat Fjord landslide in Greenland, which killed four people
21 June 2017
In the last 24 hours new images and video have emerged showing the Greenland landslide and the terrifying tsunami that it triggered.
20 June 2017
Details and some video are now available about the landslide that triggered the Nuugaatsiaq tsunami in Greenland on Saturday night
19 June 2017
Late on Saturday, a substantial tsunami struck the village of Nuugaatsiaq in Greenland. The most likely cause would appear to be a very large landslide