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27 May 2020
Planet Labs have now captured high resolution imagery of the aftermath of the failure of Sandford dam in Michigan last week
22 May 2020
As improved images and information become available, it is becoming possible to gain a better understanding of the cause of the Edenville Dam breach
21 May 2020
Edenville Dam failure: an astonishing video of the full collapse sequence is on Youtube. It appears to show a geotechnical failure rather than overtopping
20 May 2020
In Midland County, Michigan collapse is underway of Edenville dam, driven by heavy rainfall. Reports suggest that a second dam may also be failing.
19 May 2020
Helicopter company Alpine Air Alaska has posted to Facebook stunning images and a video of a long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska
15 May 2020
A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
8 April 2020
More than 150 landslides have been identified along Denali Park Road in Denali National Park in Alaska, some of which are causing damage to the highway
4 April 2020
In a paper published in the journal Landslides, Wall et al. (2020) describe a large debris flow triggered by heavy rainfall after the Milli Fire in Oregon.
26 February 2020
Amazing archive footage on Youtube showing the 1954 Prospect Point Rockfall at Niagara Falls in USA, which had a mass of 168,000 tonnes