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17 June 2016

Review of a paper: fatal landslides in Europe

In a paper just published in the journal landslides, Haque et al (2016) present data on fatal landslides in Europe between 1995 and 2014

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4 November 2015

My latest paper: hillslope preconditioning

In a new paper, we examine the distribution of landslides from two earthquakes in New Zealand to see if hillslope preconditioning – the idea that the legacy of one trigger event can influence slope behaviour ins subsequent event – occurred. The results suggest that this might have been a factor in the area affected by both earthquakes,

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24 August 2015

My new paper: human losses from landslides in Latin America and the Caribbean

In my latest paper, written with Sergio Sepulveda, Regional trends and controlling factors of fatal landslides in Latin America and the Caribbean, we look at ten years of human losses from landslides across this key area of the world.

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13 April 2015

Review of a paper: progressive failure leading to a rockfall in Catalonia, Spain

An important new paper by Royan et al (2015) has used terrestrial LiDAR to examine progressive failure of a rockslope in Spain.

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19 December 2014

My latest paper: Patterns of movement at the Ventnor landslide on the Isle of Wight

In my latest paper, just published in the journal Landslides, my co-authors and I examine monitoring data for the Ventnor landslide in southern England

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17 December 2014

Landslides from the 2010 Mw=7.2 earthquake in the Sierra Cucapah, Mexico

In our latest paper, just published, we have mapped and analysed landslides triggered by the 2010 earthquake in the Sierra Cucapah range in Mexico

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11 November 2014

Review of a paper: The Donghekou landslide in China

A recent paper in Engineering Geology discusses the mechanisms of the Donghekou landslide in China, which killed over 700 people. A strange aspect of the landslide was the formation of fumeroles on the landslide deposit; these are believed to have been the result of oxidation of shales exposed by the landslide

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16 April 2014

Arroumd – an interesting rock avalanche in Morocco

In a new paper, Hughes et al. (2014) have shown that there is a the remains of a large rock avalanche at Arroumd in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Dating suggests that this might have been triggered by an earrthquake on a nearby fault about 4500 years ago.

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2 January 2014

2013 landslides – the five most important events of the year

A personal review of the five most important landslides of 2013, including Kedarnath (India), Bingham Canyon (USA), Gyama (Tibet), La Pintada (Mexico) and Izu-Oshima (Japan)

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13 December 2013

Killing off the Canary Islands landslide megatsunami scare

A new paper should end the scare that a landslide in the Canary Islands could cause a megatsunami that would devastate coast areas in Europe & America

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