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<p>Using a dataset of preexisting mapped landslides, we create two maps that provide a firstorder approximation of rockfall susceptibility for the state of New Mexico. In natural hazard assessments, the term 'susceptibility' is used to describe the natural ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Open-file Report 595
<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>Landslide is one of the most common disasters of open-pit mine because of the characteristics of high slope body, large gradient and frequent blasting vibration. This paper takes the main field of Baiyun&rsquo;ebo iron mine as an example.</p>
Reference: 10th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG (2015)
<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>Overall, this study shows that the proposed numerical tools are capable of modelling the mechanical and hydraulic behaviour of terrestrial and submarine landslides.</p>
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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 ...
<p>DAN-W is a windows-based geotechnical software tool used for dynamic runout analysis of rapid landslides and rock avalanches. The program accepts user-input data in the form of path slope and initial sliding mass geometries, and material properties based ...
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  eqorisQ
<p>Slidefor<sup>NET</sup> is an online tool that estimates the degree of protection of a forest regarding shallow landsliding given the defined slope and forest conditions. It is based on a slope stability analysis that accounts for lateral reiforcement of ...
Software by  GeoStru Software
<p>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 &amp; Price and Discrete elements method (DEM) ...
<p>The OMNIAlog has been designed “in house” by Sisgeo and is the result of over 25 years experience using different datalogger in geotechnical field.<br>OMNIAlog is a versatile, cost effective and low powered datalogger supporting vibrating wire and all major ...
Filed under: Monitoring -  Datalogger
<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 ...
FORBES   28 December 2018   World   World  
<p>As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to wrap up some geology-related stories that made it into the news, be it discoveries, strange events or natural disasters.</p> <p>In January drone footage showed a large crack, 250 feet deep, forming on Rattlesnake Ridge, ...
The Guardian   23 December 2018   Indonesia   Sunda Strait  
<p>At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit the coast of Indonesia&rsquo;s Sunda Strait.<br />Twenty-eight people are missing and authorities expect the death toll to rise as many affected areas have not yet been reached.<br ...
Government Technology   06 December 2018   USA   Washington State  
<p>Geologists say the 20-acre, 200-foot-deep mass could continue sliding for years, if not decades, and will likely fall bit by bit into the quarry pit owned by Columbia Asphalt. It will not become a fast-moving, catastrophically damaging landslide, they say.</p> <p><br ...
Euronews   12 November 2018   Brazil   Niteroi  
<p>Rescuers are searching for survivors of a mudslide in Brazil that has left at least ten people dead including a child. At least four people are still missing. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Niteroi area outside the capital Rio ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
ABS-CBN News   31 October 2018   Philippines  
<p>MANILA - Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.<br />Soldiers and disaster agency personnel ...
Alaska Highway News   25 October 2018   USA   Alaska, Old Fort  
<p>The ground beneath the Old Fort landslide had been moving for months before it finally let go in a massive collapse in September and forced more than 150 residents to evacuate their homes.</p> <p>Geologists that have been studying the slide since it let ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Aljazeera   12 October 2018   Uganda  
<p>At least 34 people have been killed when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals.</p> <p>Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which ...
<p>The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters1 last month, highlights the risk of quake-triggered landslides to hydropower development in the Himalayas &mdash; a global hotspot for this type of energy source.</p>
Times Live   18 September 2018   Philippines  
<p>Philippine rescuers searched desperately for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut, which also left a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and saw millions evacuated in southern China.<br /><br />The confirmed death toll across ...
CNN   17 September 2018   Philippines   Itogon  
<p>Santiago, Isabela province, the Philippines (CNN) - Hundreds of houses have been destroyed and at least 36 people are feared buried under thick mud in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Mangkhut triggered a massive landslide in the country's north.<br ...