The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. The Guardian has run a story about the remote Scottish village of Ardfern, located on the Craignish peninsula in Argyll, and its travails as a result of a landslide triggered by heavy […]
New evidence from 1.2-billion-year-old rocks suggests that single, sinuous channels could have formed in muddy floodplain sediments without the stabilizing help of vegetation.
Cosmogenic geochronology of Scotland’s vanished glaciers indicates that the paradigm of weakened North Atlantic currents causing a rapid regional cooling is no longer valid.
Tree rings reveal how severe cold and political isolation brought disaster to Scotland, inspired a colonization effort in Panama, and helped drive union with England.
Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of Precambrian cells extraordinarily preserved with the rare earth element phosphates monazite and xenotime.
Great Britain’s largest impact crater likely lies in the Scottish Highlands. Scientists dispute whether it’s to the west or the east.
Using high-resolution satellite data, scientists pinpoint discarded plastics floating off the coasts of Canada and Scotland.
Lochinver, Scotland, 16–22 September 2014