The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. On 17 November 2023 at 4:14 pm local time, an Mw=6.8 earthquake struck the the area of Sarangani in Davao Occidental in the Philippines. The epicentre was located offshore at a depth […]
A new deep sea dust record from the Philippine Sea, when added to evidence from the NW Pacific, suggests how dust may record a change in dustiness or the position of wind transport.
NASA’s rapid response plan for gathering atmospheric data amid major volcanic eruptions, paired with efforts to improve eruption simulations, will offer better views of these events’ global effects.
An environmental planner proudly “helping the Filipino people.”
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Fresh waters are one of the primary sources of natural methane emissions, but methane dynamics in tropical lakes are not as well understood as those in more temperate regions.
Long-time series of satellite observation reveal that the creeping segment of the Philippine Fault is also capable of producing strong earthquakes, and show where these earthquakes might occur.
The Philippines’ volcanology institute warns that a hazardous eruption of Taal is imminent. In the past, Taal’s eruptions have lasted months and even years.
From the first rapid assessment of a volcano's history to insights on geoengineering, the 15 June 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo changed the way we approach and learn from volcanic hazards.