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Engineers shine light on deadly landslide

Late in the morning of March 22, 2014, a huge chunk of land cut loose and roared down a hillside in the Stillaguamish River...

Hard rocks from Himalaya raise flood risk for millions

Scientists have shown how earthquakes and storms in the Himalaya can increase the impact of deadly floods in one of Earth's most densely populated...

Why is South America being hit by deadly landslides?

It starts with torrential rain in the mountains. Then a wall of mud and boulders comes barreling down the slopes, sweeping away houses, cars...

Largest undersea landslide revealed on the Great Barrier Reef

James Cook University scientists have helped discover the remnants of a massive undersea landslide on the Great Barrier Reef, approximately 30 times the volume...

Study Models Tsunami Risk for Florida and Cuba

While the Caribbean is not thought to be at risk for tsunamis, a new study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel...

Researchers map New Zealand landslides with satellites, drones, helicopters, hiking boots

A University of Michigan-led team of geologists and engineers is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by...

Sucun Village landslide in China

At least 27 people are missing after a massive landslide, triggered by heavy rains brought by Typhoon Megi, hit a village in east China’s...

Climate change to have ‘little effect’ on common landslides

New study suggests the frequency of landslides in storm-affected areas will not increase as a result of climate change The frequency of common landslides is...

Quest to find the ‘missing physics’ at play in landslides

During the 1990s, Charles S. Campbell, now a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southern California, began...

Massive landslide detected in Glacier Bay’s fragile mountains

A 4,000-foot-high mountainside collapsed in Glacier Bay National Park this week in a massive landslide that spread debris for miles across the glacier below....

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