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29 July 2014
Two different interpretations have now been proposed for the mechanisms of the Oso landslide, one by the GEER team and one by the USGS
28 March 2014
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
18 September 2013
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
22 April 2013
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
18 April 2013
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
13 July 2012
An initial report and images on a landslide in Johnsons Landing, BC yesterday that is thought to have killed four people
14 June 2012
Seismic instruments picked up a large landslide on the border between Canada and Alaska on 11th June. Can you help us to find it?
13 March 2012
A review of new research from Taiwan on the detection of large landslides using seismic data. Another step forward in this important research area.