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The 2008 Wenchuan EarthquakeThe landslide event of the century? : 

The 2008 Wenchuan EarthquakeThe landslide event of the century? David Petley Acknowledgements: Prof Huang Runqiu, CDUT Rob Parker, Durham University http:daveslandslideblog.blogspot.com

The extent and magnitude of landsliding was unusually high : 

The extent and magnitude of landsliding was unusually high

The loss of life from such events dominates the landslide loss catalogue : 

The loss of life from such events dominates the landslide loss catalogue

The loss of life from such events dominates the landslide loss catalogue : 

The loss of life from such events dominates the landslide loss catalogue

The landslide mechanisms are complex : 

The landslide mechanisms are complex

Water splash : 

Water splash Erosion from splash Probable second phase

Ongoing landslides and sediment production are huge threats : 

Ongoing landslides and sediment production are huge threats

Unique opportunity to understand earthquake landslides : 

Unique opportunity to understand earthquake landslides