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7 May 2020

Planet Labs high resolution image of the Chesegon, West Pokot landslides

Planet Labs have captured wonderful high resolution SkySat imagery of the 17 April 2020 channelised debris flows at Chesegon, Kenya.

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5 May 2020

The Sardoba dam failure: flood routing

Satellite imagery from Planet Labs shows that the flood from the Sardoba Dam failure inundated a very large area, damaging farm land and communities.

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17 April 2020

The Salkantay landslide: wonderful Planet Labs high resolution satellite images

Extraordinary high resolution satellite images of the source and deposit of the Salkantay rock avalanche in Peru, collected by Planet Labs.

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15 April 2020

Kegesuglo: a deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea on Friday 10 April 2020

On Friday 10 April 2020 a large channelised landslide killed 10 people at Kegesuglo in Kundiawa-Gembog district in Papua New Guinea.

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31 March 2020

The Luming Mine tailings accident in China

A significant tailings accident occurred on 28 March 2020, this time at the Luming Mine in Heilongjiang Province in NE China.

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9 March 2020

Downstream impacts of the Salkantay rock avalanche and debris flow

Planet Labs have captured imagery of the downstream impacts of the debris flow resulting from the Salkantay rock avalanche in Peru.

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11 February 2020

A seismic analysis of the 23 July 2019 Shuicheng landslide in China

A seismic analysis of the 23 July 2019 Shuicheng landslide in China, which killed 51 people, has provided a detailed understanding of the failure process

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3 February 2020

Gongo Soco mine: Planet Labs images of the movement of the rock wall

Recent Planet Labs images capture the ongoing deformation of the rock wall above the Sul Superior Dam at the Gongo Soco mine in Brazil

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15 January 2020

Major landslides caused by agricultural irrigation in Peru

A new study published in Nature Geoscience (Lacroix et al. 2020) uses satellite data to show that agricultural irrigation is driving landslides on river bluffs in southern Peru

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13 January 2020

Burundi: Planet Labs and Sentinel images of the 4 December 2019 landslide disaster

Planet Labs and Sentinel images of the 4 December 2019 landslide disaster in the hills around Nyempundu, in Mugina commune in Cibitoke, Burundi

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