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29 September 2020
A new open access article in the journal Earth, Plants and Space (Enomoto et al. 2020) experimentally examines the strange and controversial phenomenon of landslide light.
6 July 2020
A large landslide on a steep, forested slope was triggered by exceptional rainfall this weekend at Ashikita in the Kumamoto area of Japan
29 March 2020
In 1971, a landslide experiment in Kanagawa Prefecture by the the Science and Technology Agency of Japan went disastrously wrong, killing 15 people at the toe of the slope.
29 January 2020
The role of weak pumice layers in landslides triggered by the M=6.7 6 September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu Earthquake
A new study (Li et al. 2020) has found that a specific weak pumice layer controlled landslides triggered by the M=6.7 September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu earthquake
18 October 2019
Various newspaper articles in Japan are serving to illustrate the multiple landslides triggered in Japan by Typhoon Hagibis last weekend.
3 April 2019
High resolution monitoring of a natural rock slope in the southern Japanese Alps has provided insight into the complexity of the timing of rockfalls
9 November 2018
Landslides from the M=6.7 6th September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu Earthquake – a first technical report
On 6th September 2018 the M=6.7 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu earthquake struck Hokkaido in Japan. The earthquake triggered over 6000 landslides, killing 36 people
13 September 2018
In a short space of time, Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido all have the potential to generate large numbers of landslides
11 September 2018
High quality drone footage has been posted on Facebook providing detailed views of the landslides from the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake
5 September 2018
Initial images from Japan indicated that the Mw=6.6 earthquake in Hokkaido today has induced significant numbers of landslides