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9 June 2020

Landslides triggered by the Mw = 7.8 14 November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake: an update

A new paper in the journal landslides (Massey et al. 2020) has mapped almost 30,000 landslides triggered by the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand

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3 April 2018

Landslides triggered by the 14 November 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand

In a new paper, Massey et al (2018) describe initial maps of the landslides triggered by the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake in New Zealand

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21 September 2017

Landslides from the Kaikoura earthquake part 5 – other valley-blocking slips

In addition to the major landslides already covered, the Kaikoura earthquake triggered many valley-blocking slips, most of which were quite small

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18 September 2017

Landslides from the Kaikoura Earthquake Part 4: partially failed slopes

The Kaikoura Earthquake left a landscape with many partially failed slopes. Forecasting the behaviour of these slopes is a major challenge

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17 September 2017

Landslides from the Kaikoura Earthquake part 3: the Leader 220 landslide

The third part of my series of helicopter images of landslides from the Kaikoura earthquake, featuring the magnificent Leader 220 landslide and dam

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16 September 2017

Landslides from the Kaikoura Earthquake part 2: the Hapuku landslide

The largest landslide triggered by the Kaikoura earthquake was the valley-blocking Hapuku landslide, an impressive 2.7 km long rock avalanche

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14 September 2017

Landslides from the Kaikoura earthquake part 1: the Seafront landslide (also wrongly known as the Seaward landslide)

Helicopter images of the very large Seafront Landslide, also known as the Cow Slide, triggered by the Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand

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27 February 2017

NIWA maps huge submarine landslides triggered by the Kaikoura earthquakes

In New Zealand, two research cruises by NIWA have mapped massive submarine landslides triggered by the Kaikoura earthquakes

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2 December 2016

The North Canterbury Landslide Dams website

Canterbury Maps has created the North Canterbury Landslide Dams portal to provide information about valley blocking landslides after the Kaikoura Earthquake

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28 November 2016

A revised landslide map for the M=7.8 Kaikoura earthquake

Valkaniotis Sotiris of the University of Thessaloniki has posted a revised map of landslides triggered by the M=7.8 Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand

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