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18 January 2022
Arhavi, Turkey: a new paper in the Journal Natural Hazards (Tanyaş et al. 2022) shows that landslide impacts of new roads can be comparable to that of a medium sized earthquake
2 November 2021
According to a new paper in the journal Landslides (Cheng, Yang and Du 2021), the 220,000 cubic metre 2017 Tonghua landslide in Sichuan Province, China was triggered by nearby blasting during tunnel construction.
13 October 2021
The remarkable Chgega landslide in northern Tunisia consists of a block of limestone 900 m long and 400 m wide that is sliding on an underlying layer of clays and marls
18 May 2021
A new paper in the journal Scientific Reports (Aslan et al. 2021) describes the actively moving Kara-Bogaz-Gol megaslide in Kazakhstan. At 10 cubic kilometres this is the largest active landslide described to date.
8 April 2021
Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province in China: InSAR as a wide area landslide detection tool
17 November 2017
Review of a paper:- detecting landslide precursors from space: the use of Sentinel images to interpret the Maoxian landslide in June 2017
9 October 2017
A new paper from the University of Bristol (Brown et al. 2017) demonstrates the role that lahars play in causing loss of life in volcanic events
12 September 2017
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
31 August 2017
In an article this week in Nature, Jane Palmer describes the Maca landslide, a 60 million cubic metre slow-moving slide in Peru
20 August 2017
In one of his last contributions, a paper by Oldrich Hungr and his colleagues provides a dynamic analysis of the 2014 Oso landslide, which killed 43 people