Highway 1 on norhtern California coast.

Landslide Strands Tourists in Big Sur

A segment of California’s famous Highway 1 collapsed, leaving the area completely cut off for a day and the southbound lane of the road still closed.

April 3, 2024 - Los Angeles Times

Erosion and Stormwater

Colorado Springs to Spend $500,000 to Study Large Landslide

Building on the edge of natural areas comes with risks, including wildfires and landslides. Colorado Springs will try to discover the extent of the risk from the latter at the western edge of the city.

September 26, 2017 - Colorado Springs Gazette

Workers Returning, Carefully, to the Scene of Epic Landslide on the California Coast

Engineers are searching for solid ground along the California coast at the scene of a massive landslide that wiped out California Highway 1 near San Luis Obispo.

June 30, 2017 - The Tribune

Minneapolis Riverfront

The ASLA's New Guide to Resilient Design

The American Society of landscape Architects is promoting a new guide to resilient landscape design, which examines hundreds of case studies for examples of infrastructure that works with nature, instead of against it.

September 20, 2016 - ASLA The Dirt

Recovery of Washington Mudslide Area Turns to State Highway

On the one month anniversary of the mudside that wiped out much of Oso, Wash., President Obama came to tour the devastation. The death toll stands at 41, with two missing. Restoring the region's economic lifeline, state Route 530, is top priority.

April 24, 2014 - NPR

Catastrophic Mud Slide in Washington—Could it Have Been Prevented?

The death toll in this rural area 55 miles north of Seattle in Snohomish County is expected to rise. Rain had saturated the ground and led to the collapse of a hillside about 600 feet high and 1,500 feet long. But was the slide foreseeable?

March 26, 2014 - USA Today

LA Street Slips Into The Pacific

Heavy rains Sunday afternoon exacerbated a subsiding roadway in the L.A. suburb of San Pedro, leaving gaping holes and exposing plumbing and other infrastructure housed beneath the street.

November 21, 2011 - Los Angeles Times

Listening for Landslides

Researchers have developed a new technology to sense the acoustic conditions that indicate oncoming landslides.

December 1, 2010 - IEEE Spectrum

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