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12 April 2021

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?

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11 April 2021

Culluchaca: a large landslide on 7 April 2021 in Peru

On 7 April 2021 a large landslide occurred near to the village of Culluchaca in Peru, destroying over 1 km of a key road

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18 February 2021

A GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

With thanks to @Angel_V_A for highlighting it, there is now a fantastic GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador online

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16 February 2021

The very large Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

The unusual and very large, valley-blocking Chunchi landslide in Ecuador, which occurred on 12 February 2021

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8 January 2021

Brumadinho: signs of precursory deformation

A new paper (Grebby et al 2021) uses InSAR to detect precursory deformation of the Brumadinho tailings dam before the disastrous failure in 2019. The authors suggest that the failure might have been predictable with use of appropriate monitoring techniques.

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18 December 2020

Arequipa, Peru: landslides from a M=5.6 earthquake on 16 December 2020

Arequipa, Peru: landslides triggered by a M=5.6 earthquake on 16 December 2020 have been caught on a dramatic video

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28 October 2020

Yerba Loca – an interesting rockslide in central Chile

A new paper in the journal Landslides (Sepulveda et al 2020) describes the interesting Yerba Loca rockslide in central Chile

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21 July 2020

Rio Coca: a valley-blocking landslide in Ecuador caught on video

On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.

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30 June 2020

The 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide in Peru

A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru

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1 May 2020

Dona Juana: a large garbage landslide in Bogota

A large (c.60,000 cubic metre) and spectacular garbage landslide occurred at the Dona Juana landfill site in Bogota, Colombia on 28 April 2020.

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