Earthquake-induced landslide in Japan in April 2016
Geologic Hazards

Landslide Tracking Using Social Media

Some clever researchers have devised an algorithm to collect information on landslides occurring around the world by analyzing social media posts. They use a variety of search terms to flag a post as being potentially […]

GeoGirl, geotechnical comic book hero!
Geologic Hazards

GeoGirl – Fighting Geohazards Since 2016!

The comic book superhero GeoGirl fights to protect the public from geohazard villains such as Dick Clay and Lance Lied! These entertaining geotechnical comic books are developed by San Francisco Bay Area geotechnical engineering firm […]

Geologic Hazards

Bute Inlet Landslide and Tsunami in BC

A massive November 2020 landslide and glacial lake outburst near Bute Inlet in BC created a seismic signal equivalent to a 4.9 magnitude earthquake! On November 28, 2020, at about 6 a.m., approximately 18.5 million […]