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28 March 2014

The Oso (Steelhead) landslide: mechanisms of movement and the challenges of recovering the victims

Seismic data indicates that the Oso (Steelhead) landslide was a two phase movement event. Sadly attention is now focused on the recovery of the remains of the victims rather than on a rescue operation

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18 September 2013

Historic earthquake-triggered landslides in Canada

A new paper, Brooks (2013), has investigated a huge quick clay landslide in Canada. It concludes that it formed about 1100 years ago in response to an earthquake

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22 April 2013

Images of landslides from the earthquake in China

A collection of images of landslides from the earthquake in Sichuan. Whilst the level of lass from landslides is unclear, there is no doubt that they are causing disruption to the rescue efforts

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18 April 2013

A first analysis of the potential landslide distribution from the Iran earthquake

We have used a new model developed at Durham to generate an initial map of the likely landslides triggered by the Iran earthquake this week

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13 July 2012

A (probably) fatal landslide in Johnsons Landing, Kootenay Lake, BC Canada yesterday

An initial report and images on a landslide in Johnsons Landing, BC yesterday that is thought to have killed four people

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14 June 2012

Another very large landslide – this time on the Canada / Alaska border – can you help?

Seismic instruments picked up a large landslide on the border between Canada and Alaska on 11th June. Can you help us to find it?

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13 March 2012

Characterizing landslides with real-time seismic signals

A review of new research from Taiwan on the detection of large landslides using seismic data. Another step forward in this important research area.

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29 November 2011

On seismic signals from landslides – new research

new research from ETH Zurich on using seismic signal to detect large landslide events

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