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<p>This paper presents an integrated data management system which was developed over a number of years as well as the advantages through a specific application. The presented case study illustrates how the high production slopes of a mine that exceed depths ...
Reference: Open Geosci. 2016; 8:694–699
<p>Thin coastal dykes typically found in developing countries may suddenly collapse due to rapid land subsidence, material ageing, sea-level rise, high wave attack, earthquakes, landslides, or a collision with vessels. Such a failure could trigger dam-break ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1629–1638, 2016
<p>In recent times the natural hazards in India &amp; all around the world are increasing day by day. Many of the hazards are happening due do man made activities. One such example of man -made hazard is landslide. One such landslide which came under news ...
Reference: Global Journal Of Engineering Science And Researches 2016
<p>Mining exploration is widely spread throughout Kazakhstan and it is an important part of the country&rsquo;s economy. However, mining can create landslides, as well as both surface and groundwater pollution.<br />The purpose of this research is to model ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: Journal of Environmental Hydrology, Volume 23, Paper 9, September 2015
<p>Flow-like landslides are rapidly moving fluid&ndash;solid mixtures that can cause significant destruction along paths that run far from their original sources. Existing models for run out prediction and motion simulation of flow-like landslides have many ...
Reference: Geophys. J. Int. (2015) 201, 1534–1544, GJI Geodynamics and tectonics
<p>In the framework of landslide risk reduction, predicting the time of occurrence of a slope failure is a goal of major importance. The task is far from simple, since it is practically impossible to account for the large number of controlling variables and ...
Reference: Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 1 (2015)
<p>Quantifying how hillslopes respond to river incision and climate change is fundamental to understanding the evolution of uplifting landscapes during glacial-interglacial cycles. We investigated the interplay among uplift, river incision, and hillslope response ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Geological Society of America Bulletin 2014
<p>This paper describes landslides and slope stability evaluation in the urban area of Kruja, Albania. Kruja is a historical and heritage center, due to the existence of many important cultural monuments, including &ldquo;Skanderbeg&rdquo; castle and Bazaar ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 545–556, 2014
<p>This paper presented the reactivated mechanism of Badu landslide according to site investigations, monitoring, finite element and limit equilibrium analyses.<br />Finite element analysis incorporating a stability analysis with the finite element stress-based ...
Reference: Environmental Earth Sciences
<p>Rock slope stability analysis can be applied for transportation systems such as highways and railways. Failure of rock slopes includes a variety of rock falls, landslides and general instability of rock slopes. This article is done in a rock slope which ...
Reference: Journal of Novel Applied Sciences, 3 (5): 547-550, 2014
Software by  Quanterra
CONEFALL: a program for the quick preliminary estimation of the rock-fall potential of propagation zones. The principle of the program is rather simple. A block can propagate if the slope is sufficiently steep. Physically consider that if the slope is steeper ...
Software by  USGS
<p>The Product Distribution Layer (PDL) is a USGS platform for exchanging information about seismic events such as earthquakes and landslides. It provides a standard method for bundling textual and multimedia data into a package called a product.</p> <p>Products ...
Software by  USGS
<p>SLAMMER is a Java program that facilitates performing a variety of sliding-block analyses to evaluate seismic slope performance. Functionalities include both rigorous and simplified analyses of rigid sliding blocks (i.e. Newmark analysis) and flexible sliding ...
Software by  GeoStru Software
This program carries out the analysis of soil or rock slope stability both in static and seismic states utilizing the limit equilibrium methods of Fellenius, Bishop, Janbu, Bell, Sarma, Spencer, Morgenstern & Price and Discrete elements method (DEM) for circular ...
<p>Analog Extensometer is a sensor of electric current output type to measure displacement on the ground surface. The displacement is measured by change of the wire length between two (2) points that one is at a fixed site and another is at a moving area. ...
The Torshear machine is dedicated to the determination of the residual shear strength. The residual shear strength of soils is sometimes also termed the ultimate shear strength. This is the strength of soil when it is sheared to large displacements, for example ...
<p>Digital Q-Tilt 6000 system consists of the probe &ldquo;Digital Q-Tilt 6000 (Model-4480)&rdquo; to measure inclination and handy logger &ldquo;Handy Logger Digital Q-Tilt (Model-4470)&rdquo; to read / storage the monitoring data. These instruments are for ...
Digitilt inclinometers are used to monitor lateral movements in embankments and landslide areas, deflections of retaining walls and piles, and deformations of excavation walls, tunnels, and shafts. The inclination of the probe body is measured by two force-balanced ...
The Dynamic Back Pressured Shearbox (GDSBPS) is used for static and dynamic direct shear testing on soil specimens with control of sample pore pressures. The control of pore pressure during direct shear testing allows real-world situations to be modelled in ...
<p>LinQ-Tilt is stationary type inclinometer to measure inclination in the underground and installed at multi layers in a borehole using dedicated casing pipe.<br />This can be applied for landslide monitoring and civil work supervision, such as shield tunnel, ...
<p>2D monitoring for movements and displacements<br /><br />The IBIS-FL interferometric radar is a highly innovative technology for 2D monitoring of displacements and movements in slopes and structures. Required to prevent or forecast natural disasters that ...
<p>Interferometric Mine Slope and Landslide Radar Solution</p> <p>The use of slope monitoring radar is now the standard practice for the active monitoring of slope in open pit mines and for safety critical landslide monitoring with the aim of providing alerts ...
<p>Integral Water Level Meter consists of water level meter &amp; data logger in the probe and power source &amp; data transmission in the top part. Every equipment / function is unified into one (1) unit as an integrated water level meter.<br>This is a remote ...
The Model 4427 Long Range Displacement Meter is ideally suited for the measurement of large displacements associated with landslides. The Model 4427 can also be used for monitoring the movement of boulders, snow, etc., on unstable slopes.<br><br><b>Specifications</b>:<br>Standard ...
RT Question More   22 January 2018   Colombia  
<p>At least 13 people died when the bus they were traveling on was pushed by a landslide into a deep abyss off a highway in southwestern Colombia, authorities announced. Rescuers only managed to reach it the next day.</p> <p>About 5,000 cubic meters (176,000 ...
KTLA 5   17 January 2018   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>An actively moving landslide continued to threaten a three-story house nestled atop a hill in Malibu Wednesday evening, but Los Angeles County fire officials said the risk is "very small" that the home itself will fall into the canyon below.</p><p>Crews ...
CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<p>Report informs referring to the <em>Haber7</em>, the incident took place in Ataşehir district.</p><p>Batı Ataşehir district municipality said, as a result retaining wall of the building near car park in Barbaros collapsed.</p><p>Ambulance and rescuers rushed ...
KING 5   04 January 2018   USA   Washington  
<p>Officials have been monitoring a major crack on Rattlesnake Ridge since October.</p> <p>A potential landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge in Yakima County is threatening homes and Interstate 82 near Yakima.</p> <p>The area of concern is east of Union Gap, east ...
mirror.co.uk/   18 December 2017   Philippines   Birilan province  
<p>Landslides in the Philippines have claimed the lives of 26 people with dozens still missing.<br />The landslides hit several areas of the Birilan province, an official of the provincial disaster response office confirmed.<br />Of the missing, 15 were residents ...
BBC NEWS   17 December 2017   Chile  
<p>A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses.<br />Fifteen people are missing in the remote village of Villa Santa Luc&iacute;a in the country's lake region, popular with tourists.<br ...
Science Magazine   12 December 2017   China  
<p>Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and—according to The Lancet—it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from ...
CornwallLive   06 December 2017   UK   Cornwall  
<p>This dramatic image captures the scale of a large landslip in Cornwall at a beach regularly used to film Poldark.</p> <p>The National Trust, which owns the coastline, has said it will look at moving the Cornwall coastal footpath away from the new cliff ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Cyprus-mail   01 November 2017   Cyprus   Paphos  
<p>PAPHOS authorities are taking urgent action following complaints from residents and businesses in the Mousallas area of Paphos that they fear land movement and piles of rocks tumbling down the hillside onto their properties below.</p> <p>&ldquo;Many cracks ...