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29 March 2023
The Novato landslide in California: digital elevation model data demonstrates a much older, larger landslide
Digital elevation model data for the Novato landslide in California demonstrates that the failure occurred on an ancient landslide complex.
27 March 2023
Novato: an interesting landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in California
Novato: an interesting landslide on a road slope that had been constructed in 2015, triggered by heavy rainfall in California.
23 March 2023
Planet animations of a paraglacial landslide on a tributary of the Klutlan Glacier in Alaska
Loyal reader Hig has produced a Planet animation of a paraglacial landslide on a tributary of the Klutlan Glacier in Alaska
17 March 2023
The 8 March 2023 rockslide and train derailment in Sandstone, West Virginia
The 8 March 2023 rockslide and train derailment in Sandstone, West Virigina, USA, which caused four locomotives and nine coal trucks to leave the tracks.
24 January 2023
A coastal cliff collapse at Blacks Beach, San Diego, California
On 20 January 2023 a large coastal cliff collapse at Blacks Beach, San Diego, California was captured on a truly amazing video.
16 January 2023
A remarkable number of landslides in California
Since the start of 2023, California has been hit by a succession of major rainstorms. To date at least 402 landslides have been triggered.
14 December 2022
Palos Verdes Estates: a coastal cliff landslide captured on video
On 9 December 2022 a landslide occurred on a cliff at Palos Verdes Estates in California. The failure was captured on video from a news helicopter.
3 August 2022
The 2 December 2020 Beach Road Landslide in Haines, Alaska
A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.
26 July 2022
The risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska
Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.
21 July 2022
Mudflows at the site of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona
Last week, heavy rainfall triggered mudflows, captured on video, from the scar of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona