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3 April 2019

The complexity of the timing of rockfalls

High resolution monitoring of a natural rock slope in the southern Japanese Alps has provided insight into the complexity of the timing of rockfalls

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18 June 2016

Using climbing guides to examine changes in rockfall activity in the European Alps

In a recent paper, Temme (2015) has used descriptions of rockfall risk in Alpine climbing guides to examine the effects of climate change on the degradation of permafrost and the resulting increased occurrence of rockfalls.

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30 March 2016

Rockfall triggering on warm days in exfoliating landscapes

In a new paper in Nature Geoscience, Collins and Stock (2016) have shown that thermal expansion can be a key factor in rockfall triggering in Yosemite

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30 September 2015

Rockfall and landslide damage in the Port Hills from the Christchurch earthquake sequence

Demolition has started of properties damaged by landslides in the Port Hills area of Christchurch during the 2010-2011 earthquakes. This post shows some of the photographs that I took shortly afterwards.

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10 April 2015

Sumner road drone footage and two other new landslide videos

There are three interesting new videos on Youtube, one showing rockfall damage on a orad above Sumner in New Zealand, one showing a landslide induced house collapse in India and the other showing a landslide event (and its aftermath) in Greece

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3 October 2014

Prehistoric rockfalls in Christchurch, New Zealand

A new paper to be published in Geology reports on the use of dating techniques to evaluate the return periods of prehistoric earthquake triggered rockfalls near Christchurch in New Zealand

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25 February 2013

Rockfalls shaking a volcanic lava dome apart (including a dramatic video)

James Reynolds has collected a remarkable video of rockfall activity on Paluweh volcano in Indonesia as seismic events shake the lava dome

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31 October 2012

Fully funded PhD studentship in my research team

A fully funded PhD studentship is available in my research team at Durham to work on the modelling of rock slope failure

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26 February 2011

Boulder vs house – landslide losses in the Christchurch earthquake

A review of the latest information about rockfalls triggered by the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand

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