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18 November 2020
Argaga: two impressive videos of the major coastal rockfall on the Spanish island of La Gomera on 14 November 2020
3 April 2019
High resolution monitoring of a natural rock slope in the southern Japanese Alps has provided insight into the complexity of the timing of rockfalls
18 June 2016
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.
30 March 2016
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
30 September 2015
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.
10 April 2015
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
3 October 2014
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
25 February 2013
James Reynolds has collected a remarkable video of rockfall activity on Paluweh volcano in Indonesia as seismic events shake the lava dome
31 October 2012
A fully funded PhD studentship is available in my research team at Durham to work on the modelling of rock slope failure
26 February 2011
A review of the latest information about rockfalls triggered by the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand