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19 December 2019

Landslides in Art Part 31: Leonardo da Vinci

A new paper in the journal Landslides (Margottini 2019) suggests that Leonardo da Vinci depicted at least two landslides in his wonderful drawings

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25 November 2019

Savona: a landslide-induced bridge collapse in Italy

Yesterday, a landslide struck an elevated section of the A6 motorway on the road between Savona and Turin in Italy, causing the roadway to collapse

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20 September 2019

The 1985 Stava tailings dam disaster

The failure of the Stava tailings dam in Trento, Italy in 1985 generated a mudflow that killed 268 people downstream of the facility.

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30 July 2019

The Mount Zandila (Valpola) rock avalanche

The 1987 Mount Zandila landslide in northern Italy is probably the most important rock avalanche in Europe in the last 40 years. The 34 million cubic metre slide killed 29 people

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29 August 2018

Landslides from the 16 August 2018 Mw=5.1 Molise earthquake in southern Italy

Salvatore Martino has kindly provided information about landslides triggered by the 16 August 2018 Mw=5.1 Molise earthquake in southern Italy

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24 February 2017

Ponzano di Civitella del Tronto: a highly destructive landslide in Italy

In Italy, a landslide at Ponzano di Civitella del Tronto is moving at a rate of about one metre per day, destroying the houses of about 120 people

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6 February 2017

Bova Marina – an interesting retaining wall failure video

On Saturday the landslide induced collapse of a large retaining wall at Bova Marina in Italy was captured on video and posted to Youtube

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8 December 2016

Civita di Bagnoregio: the worlds first landslide museum?

In the small historic village of Civita di Bagnoregio is located what may be the worlds first museum dedicated to landslides

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4 November 2016

The Nera River landslide triggered by the Norcia earthquake

The Norcia earthquake last weekend triggered the Nera River landslide, a 600,000 cubic metre rock slope failure that blocked the river

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Landslides from the Norcia earthquake sequence in Italy

Salvatore Martino has kindly provided an update on landslides triggered by the M=6.5 Norcia earthquake in Italy this weekend

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