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4 April 2020

Debris flows after wildfires – an example from the Milli Fire in Oregon

In a paper published in the journal Landslides, Wall et al. (2020) describe a large debris flow triggered by heavy rainfall after the Milli Fire in Oregon.

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8 March 2019

Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the Highway 101 earthflow near to Brookings

Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the earthflow near to Brookings in Oregon that has closed Highway 101 for a week

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1 March 2019

US101 at Brookings: an interesting, disruptive landslide

On Tuesday, significant movement occurred on a large landslide in Oregon, closing the important US101 highway near to the coastal town of Brookings.

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19 December 2015

Florence, Oregon: a fatal landslide triggered by intense rainfall

Early on Friday morning a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall killed a woman near to Florence in Oregon, NW USA

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15 December 2015

Tillamook in Oregon: crowd sourcing a landslide repair

Near to the town of Tillmook, Oregon a rainfall-triggered landslide has severely damaged a small community, who are trying to crowd fund a repair

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5 February 2013

Landslide oddities number 1: arresting a felon

On Saturday a man stole a car in Brookings, Oregon. The police chase was ended when he crashed into a landslip blocking a minor road. He is now facing a landslide of criminal charges.

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21 December 2009

Landslides in Oregon

The Oregon Geological Survey has a quarterly magazine called Cascadia highlighting some aspect of the geology of that state. Their Fall 2006 edition focuses on landslides, with a series of articles on different aspects of landslides in that state. Some of the articles have a broader interest, such as the use of LIDAR for landslide mapping. The magazine is here: Cascadia

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