COOLR landslide points (in orange) and NASA landslide susceptibility (blue = low susceptibility, red = high susceptibility), in Central America. Image by NASA.
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NASA Building Crowd-sourced Landslide Inventory

NASA scientists are building an open global inventory of landslides with the goal of improving predictive models for landslides. The data is crowd-sourced and some are scraped from news sources as well.  Anyone can download […]


Team members from GSI evaluate one of the massive boulders that fell on Highway 145
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Colorado Highway 145 Rockslide Mitigation

GeoStabilization international helped Colorado DOT get highway 145 reopened after two massive rocks rolled down the slope cutting an 8 foot trench across both lanes. GSI had a team of scalers helicoptered up to the […]


Huge boulders close Colorado Highway 145
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House-size Boulders Close Colorado 145

A rockfall event has closed Colorado Highway 145 in the southwest portion of the state after two house-sized boulders destroyed the full width of the highway pavement. The event occurred on Friday before the Holiday […]

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Video: Geobrugg Rockfall Protection in Open Pit Mines

The latest Geobruug newsletter talked about the variety of rockfall mitigation solutions they have installed at the Kanmantoo open pit mine in Australia in recent years.  Those include flexible rockfall barriers, anchored mesh, rockfall attenuators, […]


Sumner Road in New Zealand reopens after repair of earthquake damage
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Earthquake Ravaged Sumner Road Reopens in New Zealand

Sumner Road in Christchurch, New Zealand is a critical infrastructure link between Christchurch, the Port of Lyttleton, and the communities of Sumner and Lyttelton.  It was severely damaged in the 2010-2011 earthquakes that struck the […]