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26 April 2015

Landslides from the Nepal earthquake yesterday

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

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1 December 2014

Landslides in the Movies Part 2: The Railway Children (1970)

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

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6 November 2014

Review of a paper: the role of earthquakes and climate change in generating landslides in Peru

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.

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6 October 2014

Fatal landslides in the first seven months of 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.

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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

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27 April 2013

Landslide hazards in the aftermath of the Lushan earthquake in Sichuan

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

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12 June 2012

Video of the aftermath of yesterday’s earthquake triggered landslide in Afghanistan

A video is now available of the aftermath of the landslide triggered by the earthquake in Afghanistan yesterday

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4 June 2012

Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society Through Improved Understanding

This is the powerpoint presentation of my opening keynote address at the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes

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27 April 2012

Before and after – the Hattian landslide in Pakistan

A comparison of before and after images of the Hattian landslide in Pakistan

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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

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