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5 July 2022
The Tupul landslide: archive Google Earth images provide interesting clues as to the causes of the tragedy that killed at least 47 people.
11 October 2021
A new web GIS platform recording the location and detailed of landslides has been recently constructed for the Attica region in Greece
14 May 2020
I have made the 2019 fatal landslide dataset available as a Google Sheet for the community to use, and welcome any corrections or additions
11 February 2019
Detailed analysis by the USGS and others shows that Hurricane Maria triggered at least 40,000 landslides in Puerto Rico in 2017
22 November 2018
NPA Satellite Mapping have completed a pre-failure analysis of the Fagraskogarfjall landslide in Iceland using InSAR data. Up to 2 metres of movement occurred in the year before the main collapse.
28 August 2018
As part of our work on mapping the distribution of global landslides, Melanie Froude has set up an online GIS tool to visualise the data
5 May 2017
The Van Zandt landslide in Washington State: the value of LIDAR for mapping landslides in densely vegetated and difficult landscapes
5 December 2016
An example from Washington State in the USA illustrates how Lidar is transforming the mapping of landslides in vegetated areas
20 May 2016
Yesterday the GFDRR launched its new ThinkHazard! tool, intended to provide high level mapping and advice on the likelihood of natural hazards in poor countries
30 August 2015
A landslide a couple of weeks ago at Sitka in Alaska killed 3 men. Google Earth imagery of the site suggests that it may have an active geomorpic history