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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....

Slowing of landslide flows reflects California’s drying climate

Merged data from on-the-ground measurements, aerial photography, satellite imagery and satellite-radar imaging have unveiled an unexpected geological consequence of northern California's ongoing drought. Initially, University...

How a huge landslide shaped Zion National Park

A Utah mountainside collapsed 4,800 years ago in a gargantuan landslide known as a "rock avalanche," creating the flat floor of what is now...

New landslide research could save lives

UEA research into the hazard risks of landslides could help save lives thanks to a new digital resource which launches today. ThinkHazard! is a free...

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