The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. At about 9 pm local time on 20 November 2023, a large landslide occurred near to Wrangell in Alaska, USA. At the time of writing, three people have been confirmed to have […]
A new federal report says the effects of human-caused climate change are worsening in every region of the United States, but the technology to address it exists.
Climate change has created increasingly volatile weather and a drier atmosphere, making it harder for rivers to recuperate after a drought.
The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. In the city of LaVerkin in Utah, USA, a series of damaging landslides are destroying houses. The slope failures are occurring on a steep bluff on the edge of the city on […]
The Earth Mapping Resources Initiative is filling data gaps and fostering more holistic understanding of critical mineral resources in the United States using a novel mineral systems framework.
The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. On 21 October 2023 a small but disruptive landslide occurred in Westchester County in New York in the US. The landslide is notable because it blocked the track of the Metro-North’s Hudson […]
A new seismic study shows that magmatism along the eastern North American rift margin was segmented, and that rift discontinuities influence formation of fracture zones along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
New research shows that home flood insurance coverage is often a reactive purchase in response to flooding, while top-down policies that focus on community resilience may offer more robust protection.
The lack of bird records in formerly redlined areas creates an inaccurate picture of urban biodiversity, leading to gaps in conservation efforts.
A least two landslides were triggered by heavy rainfall on 18 September 2023 at a landfill site at Dolton in Illinois, USA.