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8 December 2020

Landslide potential this winter? Satellite images of the wildfire areas of western USA

Landslide potential this winter? A new video compilation of satellite images of the wildfire areas of western USA

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4 December 2020

Haines, Alaska: a major landslide leaves people missing

On Wednesday 2 December 2020 a major landslide destroyed four houses in Haines, Alaska. Two residents of the slope are missing.

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12 October 2020

Landslide sessions at the AGU Fall Meeting in December 2020

As the virtual AGU Fall Meeting 2020 starts to approach, I thought I would pull together a list of the main landslide sessions

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8 October 2020

Post wildfire mudslide potential in the Pacific West of the United States

A satellite image showing post wildfire mudslide potential in the Pacific West of the United States in winter 2020 – 2021

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11 August 2020

Landslides after wildfires

A new study (Rengers et al 2020) published open access in the journal Landslides examines failures in areas affected by recent wildfires in California.

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27 May 2020

The aftermath of the Sanford dam failure in Michigan

Planet Labs have now captured high resolution imagery of the aftermath of the failure of Sandford dam in Michigan last week

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22 May 2020

Edenville Dam breach: interpreting the failure

As improved images and information become available, it is becoming possible to gain a better understanding of the cause of the Edenville Dam breach

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21 May 2020

Edenville Dam failure: the astonishing video of the collapse sequence

Edenville Dam failure: an astonishing video of the full collapse sequence is on Youtube. It appears to show a geotechnical failure rather than overtopping

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20 May 2020

Edenville dam: a major dam collapse in Michigan

In Midland County, Michigan collapse is underway of Edenville dam, driven by heavy rainfall. Reports suggest that a second dam may also be failing.

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19 May 2020

A long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska

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

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