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5 January 2021
A high resolution satellite image has now been captured by Planet Labs of the Gjerdrum quick clay landslide in Norway
1 January 2021
The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.
31 December 2020
An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway – 10 people remain missing, but the one source of hope is that overnight a dog named Zajka was rescued
30 December 2020
A quick clay landslide disaster has occurred at Gjerdrum in Norway this morning. There are 14 people unaccounted for, some of whom are children, and 9 people injured. The rescue teams have been unable to enter the landslide zone
18 June 2020
Quick clay landslides: a documentary film made by NGI, posted to Youtube about the Rissa landslide, illustrates the strange properties of quick clays .
8 June 2020
On Friday 5 Jue 2020 a further significant failure occurred at the site of the Alta quick clay landslide. The landslide has destroyed a section of road
5 June 2020
New footage has been posted to Youtube showing the Alta Quick Clay landslide, including drone imagery of the aftermath of the main failure
4 June 2020
The remarkable video of a landslide at Alta in Norway yesterday is probably the finest recording of a quick clay landslide to date.
12 May 2020
The Váráš rock slope deformation in Troms County in northern Norway, a 70 million cubic metre, 100 m deep creeping landslide.
18 December 2019
Late on Friday 13 December 2019 a large wedge failure developed on a cut rock slope on the E18 motorway at Larvik in Norway