View the paper here. The authors performed field work in 2000 and 2001 to supplement previous work performed by others. Talk about a sweet site for some field work!
The Pittsburgh area has 49 active landslides or retaining wall failures in 29 neighborhoods according to a Pittsburgh Public Works Department survey. The estimated cost to fix 24 of those issues effecting public land is $7.4 million, which the City doesn’t have. Story source: Pittsburgh Live by way of Geology.com. (Map by BOB NEWELL/TRIBUNE-REVIEW)
Nearly 100 villagers living upstream from the Three Gorges dam have been forced to leave their homes under threat of a landslide, which officials fear was disturbed during the filling of the dam’s reservoir last year, Xinhua News Agency reported last week. Read on for more info. (Photo by enkai)
This is some very interesting first-person video of a landslide near Elk City, Idaho, complete with expletives. 🙂 I can’t say I blame the videographer, it’s not every day you see a slope like that […]