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8 April 2020

Denali Park Road: fascinating landslides in a subarctic mountain environment

More than 150 landslides have been identified along Denali Park Road in Denali National Park in Alaska, some of which are causing damage to the highway

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6 January 2020

A detailed analysis of the Joffre Peak landslides in Canada

A new paper in the journal Landslides (Friele et al. (2020) provides a first detailed analysis of the May 2019 Joffre Peak landslides in Canada

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10 September 2018

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting hazard in Alaska

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting and significant hazard for the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Parts of the road are being realigned to manage the hazard

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12 September 2017

Increasing rock avalanche size and mobility in Alaska may be associated with climate change

A new paper (Coe et al. 2017) strongly suggests that the cluster of 24 rock avalanches since 1984 in S. Alaska may be associated with rock permafrost degradation

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6 January 2017

Collapsing Arctic coastlines

In a paper just published in Nature Climate Change, Michael Fritz and colleagues have highlighted the environmental impacts of collapsing Arctic coastlines.

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22 January 2016

The Punta Tre Amici rockslide in Italy

The Punta Tre Amici rockslide, a landslide of about 200,000 cubic metres, occurred on the flanks of Monte Rosa on 16th December 2015.

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14 December 2015

Fort McPherson: a catastrophic mudflow in Canada

In the summer a permafrost mudslide caused the partial breach, caught on video, of a small lake near Fort McPherson in Canada.

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30 November 2009

Slumps caused by thawing ground on Mars and Earth

The Planetary Geomorphology Working Group of the International Association of Geomorphologists has a rather nice article online comparing the landforms caused by slumping during thawing of the ground with similar features that have been seen on Mars. The article is available here:http://www.psi.edu/pgwg/images/dec09image.html On Earth, thaw slumps occur in permafrost areas like Alaska. This is an oblique aerial image of these features, taken from the site above: The Natural Resources Canada …

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