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Bringing the Landslide Laboratory to Remote Regions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2016 – It’d be hard to overstate how landslide-prone China’s Loess Plateau is; thanks to millions of years’ accumulation of the wind-deposited, highly-porous sediment from which the plateau takes its name, the region has…

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

December 23, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April earthquake in Nepal than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international team of scientists…

Past Earthquakes Play a Role in Future Landslides, Research Suggests

November 3, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

The likelihood of an area experiencing a potentially devastating landslide could be influenced by its previous exposure to earthquakes many decades earlier.…

Planetek Italia Offer New Monitoring Product to Detect Landslides

October 2, 2015 - in Planning, Products, Sensors

How to detect and monitor landslides and instability risks over urban areas, large infrastructures and the territory around it, in order to prevent disasters? Planetek Italia has set up Preciso landslide, a new monitoring product, based on satellite data,…

Rescue Efforts in Nepal Aided by Real-Time Assessment of Landslide Risk

April 29, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Emergency

April 29, 2015—Cardiff University experts are aiding the immediate rescue efforts in Nepal by providing a real-time assessment of further landslide risks following Saturday’s devastating earthquake. Dr Robert Parker and his team from the University’s…

Astrosat Hailed for Satellite System that Pinpoints Landslide Dangers for Transportation

As landslides caused by heavy rain again closed roads across Scotland this autumn an innovative Scottish company has won a prestigious European competition for a satellite monitoring application which could help alleviate the ongoing transport problem. At…