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13 January 2021
On 7 August 2020 a landslide in Gokseong County, S. Korea killed 5 people. A new paper (Choi et al 2021) suggests that this was triggered by the failure of an under construction embankment during heavy rainfall
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.
10 December 2020
Mindu in Tibet: a new open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences explores the detection of precursors of an imminent landslide using satellite images
28 October 2020
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Sepulveda et al 2020) describes the interesting Yerba Loca rockslide in central Chile
23 October 2020
A new paper published in the journal Geohealth (Pollock and Wartman 2020) provides a list of simple actions you can take to survive a landslide
20 October 2020
Hanyuan County: an initial analysis of the 21 August 2020 rainfall triggered landslide in China, which killed nine people
16 October 2020
Harrison Lake: a nice paper in the journal Landslides (Hughes et al 2020) describes newly discovered, large, ancient landslide deposits in Canada. The two largest landslides would have been tsunamigenic.
5 October 2020
In a new paper in the Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Wang et al. (2020) describe the impact of a tunnel on the ancient Jimie landslide in China
28 September 2020
A new paper (Xu et al. 2020) provides a greatly improved estimate of landslide fatalities from the The 1920 Haiyuan earthquake in China. They conclude that about 32,500 people were killed by landslides.