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16 March 2020
A new open access paper (Mergili et al. 2020), analyses the deadly 2017 Piz Cengalo rock avalanche and debris flow in Switzerland, which killed eight people
24 February 2020
The Kandersteg rock avalanche is a 1.2 cubic kilometre rockslide that occurred in Switzerland about 3,200 years ago, according to new research
6 February 2020
The Cerrillos Negros rock avalanche, one of a number in of such events in S. Peru, had a volume of 10 cubic kilometres and traveled for about 43 km
5 December 2019
Regular correspondent funkenbeachin has used ESA Sentinel multispectral satellite data to facilitate analysis of the Blackhawk rock avalanche
5 November 2019
The 5 km long ancient, earthquake triggered (?) Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau
29 October 2019
Longitudinal ridges: a new study (Magnarini et al. 2019) of a massive landslide on Mars provides insights into the movement mechanisms of rock avalanches
17 September 2019
A new analysis of the air blast generated by the 2008 Wenjia rock avalanche suggests that it generated the windspeeds of a Force 12 hurricane, and that the impacts extended far beyond the margins of the landslide
12 June 2019
An analysis by Zhu et al (2019) of the dynamics of the 2017 Nayong rock avalanche in China, using a combination of seismic data and drone imagery
30 May 2019
A high resolution Planet Labs SkySat image of the Joffre Peak landslides has been captured, shedding light on the velocity of the flows.
21 May 2019
The first Joffre Peak landslide was probably associated with high Spring temperatures, but the slope also showed signs of distress before the collapse.