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20 October 2022
Landslides from the 14 August 2021 M=7.2 earthquake in Haiti
The 14 August 2021 M=7.2 earthquake in Haiti triggered many landslides. A recent paper (Havenith et al. 2022) suggests that this might in part have been because the slopes were preconditioned (weakened) by earlier earthquakes and storms.
28 October 2021
The 21 July 2020 Shaziba landslide at Mazhe Village in Enshi, China
A new paper in the journal landslides uses InSAR data to show that the 21 July 2020 Shaziba landslide in Enshi, China was creeping in the years before the major failure
26 October 2021
The 5 April 2021 Tiejiangwan landslide in Sichuan Province, China
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Liu et al. 2021) describes the complex 5 April 2021 Tiejiangwan landslide in Sichuan Province, China, which killed three people.
12 July 2021
The cause of the Petobo landslide from the 28 September 2019 Palu-Donggala Indonesia earthquake
A new paper in Landslides explores the cause of the Petobo landslide from the 28 September 2019 Palu-Donggala Indonesia earthquake
11 June 2021
Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster
A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster at Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: our new paper explaining the sequence of events has been published in the journal Science
21 May 2021
The Pietrafitta landslide: can traffic vibration cause a landslide to move?
The Pietrafitta landslide: a new paper published in Landslides (Guerriero et al. 2021) shows that traffic vibration can cause a landslide to move under certain circumstances
7 May 2021
The March 2011 landslides in Antonina and Morretes, Brazil
The March 2011 landslides in Antonina and Morretes, Brazil, which were triggered by unusually intense rainfall.
18 March 2021
Retrogressive breach failures
Retrogressive breach failures, are coastal flow slides that occur naturally in fine sands near dynamic tidal channels or rivers
12 March 2021
The stability of mine waste tailings facilities
In a new open access paper published in Scientific Reports, Franks et al. (2021) show that 10% of tailings facilities have a history of instability. This rises to 18.3% for active upstream facilities.
10 March 2021
The evolution of landslides after the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake
A new open access paper in the journal Progress in Disaster Science (Rosser et al. 2021) demonstrates that the number of landslides in W. and C. Nepal has increased since the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.