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25 February 2021

Landslides and sustainable development: managing the cost of landslides in less developed countries

Landslides and sustainable development: managing the cost of landslides in less developed countries. My keynote lecture from the XIII International Symposium on Landslides

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10 November 2010

Predicting and cutting landslide risk in developing countries

Recently, Professor Malcolm Anderson of Bristol University presented a talk on  predicting and cutting landslide risk in developing countries at a Set Squared conference on the impact of university research.  This presentation is available online on Youtube and should be visible below.  Unfortunately the video does not have the slides, but nonetheless it is a very useful presentation: The Set Squared initiative has a website of it’s own here.  The work underlying this presentation has a page …

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22 June 2008

Garbage dump landslides

News today of a garbage dump landslide in Guatemala City on Friday that is believed to have killed at least 50 people (Fig. 1) has set me thinking of the hazards of these types of mass movements . The slide in Guatemala appears to be fairly typical of these events – a large number of very poor people who were scavenging for recoverable items in a dump that was known …

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11 June 2008

Deaths and research in landslides

Now that the Tangjiashan crisis is over, it is clearly time to move on to other things. I will posta retrospective on that event when the dust has settled. For now I think we should allow the Chinese to bask in the success of their achievement. To change the topic, I thought it would be interesting to post an analysis that I did a couple of years ago. The analysis …

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