Status: Yosemite’s Lyell Glacier Stagnant
February 5, 2013 | Yosemite National Park
"The Lyell Glacier, the largest glacier in Yosemite National Park, has stagnated, or ceased its downhill movement, according to a recent study conducted by scientists from the National Park Service and the University of Colorado. The adjacent Maclure Glacier is still moving at its historical rate, about one inch per day." Quoted from the Yosemite National Park press release.
Hazard: Landslides Triggered by Earthquakes in Seattle
October 23, 2013 | University of Washington
"The next big earthquake on the Seattle Fault could trigger destructive landslides in the city, potentially affecting a much larger area than previously thought, and in areas outside those currently considered to be landslide prone." Quoted from the University of Washington press release.
Rock Avalanche at Mount La Perouse
February 25, 2014 | The Landslide Blog
The Landslide Blog has aerial photos and commentary on a rock avalanche that ran out about three miles over a glacier along the flank of Mount La Perouse in southeastern Alaska.