A small truck had a lucky escape when a powerful rockslide hit a road in Chongzhou in Sichuan Province in China
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Yune et al. 2023) describes a remarkable debris flow experiment at in South Korea in which 600 cubic metres of soil and water was released down a natural channel.
The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. Back in February 2023 I highlighted the large numbers of landslides, and their impacts, associated with the passage of Cyclone Gabrielle in North Island of New Zealand. One landslide, at Manukau Heads, led to the death of a firefighter, whilst there several other near misses and extensive damage. GNS Science is the organisation in New Zealand that seeks to understand the landslides as a process and their implications for society. Since the passage of Cyclone Gabrielle, a…
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Dave Petley is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. His blog provides commentary and analysis of landslide events occurring worldwide, including the landslides themselves, latest research, and conferences and meetings.