Landslides News
July 6, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 3:21am EDT

More Landslides News
July 6, 2015

June 23, 2015 — The 26 December 2004 Mw ~9.2 Indian Ocean earthquake (also known as the Sumatra-Andaman or Aceh-Andaman earthquake), which generated massive, destructive tsunamis, especially along the Aceh coast of ... read more

Mar. 11, 2015 — As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that ... read more

Mar. 5, 2015 — When you walk on the beach, the sand supports your weight like a solid. What happens to the forces between the sand grains when you step on them to keep you from sinking? Researchers have developed a ... read more

IPCC Sea-Level Rise Scenarios Not Fit for Purpose for High-Risk Coastal Areas

Feb. 26, 2015 — The sea-level rise scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) do not necessarily provide the right information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management, according ... read more

Jan. 22, 2015 — Millions of Americans live in flood-prone areas. In 2012 alone, the cost of direct flood damage hit nearly half a billion dollars. However, because the factors contributing to flood risk are not ... read more

Jan. 13, 2015 — When levees fail, either naturally or as an intentional breach, as was the case on the Mississippi River in 2011, an orchestrated effort is made to remove or repair flood-damaged homes and other ... read more

Dec. 3, 2014 — Extensive areas of the world's deltas -- which accommodate some of the world's major cities -- will be drowned in the next century by rising sea levels, according to new work. A geologist ... read more

Nov. 19, 2014 — Engineers have created a new way to use lidar technology to identify and classify landslides on a landscape scale, which may revolutionize the understanding of landslides in the US and reveal them to ... read more

Geologist Reveals Correlation Between Earthquakes, Landslides in Peru

Nov. 4, 2014 — A geologist has demonstrated that earthquakes -- not climate change, as previously thought -- affect the rate of landslides in Peru. "Geologic records of landslide activity offer rare glimpses ... read more

New Methods to Calculate Risk of Floods

Oct. 21, 2014 — New methods to more accurately estimate long-term flood risk are being devised by researchers. The researchers are examining the possible causes of floods and how they interact with each other. This ... read more

Underwater Landslide Doubled Size of 2011 Japanese Tsunami

Oct. 2, 2014 — An ocean engineer has found that a massive underwater landslide, not just the 9.0 earthquake, was responsible for triggering the deadly tsunami that struck Japan in March ... read more

Florida's Climate Boosts Soil-Carbon Storage, Cuts Greenhouse Emissions

Sep. 30, 2014 — Sequestration helps mitigate carbon-based gases from getting into the atmosphere. A new study shows Florida's warm, wet climate helps keep carbon in the soil. Soil-stored carbon can slow the ... read more

Predicting Landslides With Light

Sep. 29, 2014 — A team of researchers in Italy are expanding the reach of optical fiber sensors 'to the hills' by embedding them in shallow trenches within slopes to detect and monitor both large ... read more

Impact of Temperature on Belowground Soil Decomposition

Sep. 23, 2014 — Earth's soils store four times more carbon than the atmosphere and small changes in soil carbon storage can have a big effect on atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. A new paper concludes ... read more

Aug. 29, 2014 — Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more immediate threats of human-led and other non-climatic changes, according to a team of international ... read more

Increase in Reported Flooding a Result of Higher Exposure

Aug. 19, 2014 — A rise in the number of reported floods in the UK over the past 129 years can mainly be explained by increased exposure, resulting from urban expansion and population growth, according to new ... read more

Project Serves Up Big Data to Guide Managing America's Coastal Waters

Aug. 18, 2014 — Researchers have given a sweeping assessment to understand how human activities are affecting estuaries, the nation's sounds, bays, gulfs and bayous. This first comprehensive look at changes in ... read more

Flood Risk Visualization Software

Aug. 7, 2014 — New flood information visualization software will be an excellent tool for water resources planning and management as well as for better flood decision making ... read more

How Should Flood Risk Assessments Be Done in Changing Climate?

Aug. 4, 2014 — Growing consensus on climate and land use change means that it is reasonable to assume, at the very least, that flood levels in a region may change. Then why, ask researchers in a new study, do the ... read more

July 28, 2014 — Eight of the top 10 US cities that have seen an increase in so-called 'nuisance flooding' -- which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and ... read more

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Monday, January 6, 2014
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
Friday, September 6, 2013
Monday, August 19, 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Monday, June 10, 2013
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
Friday, February 1, 2013
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Monday, December 3, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012
Monday, June 18, 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Monday, November 14, 2011
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Monday, October 3, 2011
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Tuesday, June 15, 2010