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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
1 December 2014
The 1970 movie The Railway Children featured a translational landslide that blocked a railway track. Fortunately three children were on hand to save the day
6 November 2014
A new paper suggests that in Peru periods of high landslide activity may be associated with earthquakes rather than El Nino induced periods of high precipitation.
6 October 2014
Data for fatal landslides in January to July 2014 show that there was a total of 222 events killing 1466 people, mostly in Asia.
10 March 2014
UBC distinguished lecture powerpoint file: Earthquake-induced landslides – lessons from Taiwan, Pakistan, China and New Zealand
The powerpoint file from my UBC Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecture on Earthquake Induced Landslides
27 April 2013
Information is now emerging about the response by the authorities to the threat of landslides in the upcoming rainy season in the area affected by the Lushan earthquake in Sichuan Provice, China
12 June 2012
A video is now available of the aftermath of the landslide triggered by the earthquake in Afghanistan yesterday
4 June 2012
This is the powerpoint presentation of my opening keynote address at the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes
27 April 2012
A comparison of before and after images of the Hattian landslide in Pakistan
19 March 2012
Landslides and constrictions – a request for help (and, incidentally, an amazing benefit of geoblogging)
A request for help to find examples of landslides that pass through constrictions