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27 October 2021
Yesterday the Welsh Government released the results of an analysis of coal waste tips across South Wales. A total of 2,456 tips have been identified, of which 327 have been determined to have the potential to cause risk to safety.
11 October 2021
A new web GIS platform recording the location and detailed of landslides has been recently constructed for the Attica region in Greece
3 October 2017
Murchison Hut: a skiers and climbers refuge closed by a large, progressive rockslide in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in South Island, New Zealand
16 January 2017
To mark National Earthquake Day, the Nepal Times has a series of articles entitled Future Shock that examines the failure to learn from the 2015 earthquake
27 December 2016
The full set of project reports about landslide hazard and risk management from the EU FP7 Safeland project are now available online once more.
11 October 2016
The Sixth Tone has published two articles evaluating the missed opportunities to prevent the Sucun landslide disaster in China, which killed 27 people last week
19 July 2016
The Aranayake landslide disaster in Sri Lanka JICA has now posted a report online (NB it’s a PDF) providing the initial results of an investigation of the May 2016 Aranayake landslide disaster in Sri Lanka, which killed 127 people. This is a complex landslide – the image below from the report provides the best overview of the whole of the landslide, from the small failure at the crown to the …
24 March 2016
The Yale Himalaya Initiative has generated a landslide hazard map for Nepal. it is very unclear as to what this map is actually showing.
26 April 2015
Landslides are likely to have been a major impact from the Nepal Earthquake. Tom Robinson at the University of Canterbury has run an initial analysis of the likely distribution
16 December 2014
The Commission set up to investigate the Oso / SR 530 landslide released its report yesterday. The recommendations include a proper hazard mapping program, the formation of a geological hazards institute and forensic investigations of this and other large landslide events in the state