The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. The ever-reliable Save the Hills blog has a fascinating post about the impact of the 4 October 2023 Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) in Sikkim, India. The lead author on the blog, […]
The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. In recent days, the dedicated group of landslide scientists that tries to understand large events has been focused on the dreadful Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) that caused such high levels of […]
Annapurna IV toppled in a Himalayan landslide, and scientists finally figured out when and how it happened.
Breaches in glacial lake dams threaten millions around the world, and scientists are investigating how climate change might affect that risk.
A new model combining future permafrost degradation and related avalanches demonstrates that artificial lake-lowering could significantly reduce the risk of glacial lake outburst floods.
The Indian government has an ambitious forestry goal. New research shows it may be out of sync with environmental and social constraints.
Isotope study showing the partitioning of moisture into snow, ice, and groundwater allows an understanding of the relative contribution to river flow to show where Himalayan river water comes from.
New dating of glacial features reveals predictable glacier behavior in response to climate warming and cooling in the Everest region in the past 8,000 years.
Detailed analysis of sediments covering the Main Frontal Thrust in Nepal show how climate-driven baselevel changes affect sedimentation and should be considered when inferring thrust activity.