Landslide observatories

BGS Research

We have long-term monitoring observatories where data have been collected, in some instances, since 2001. We use a range of techniques to measure the changes at these sites including LiDAR, photogrammetry, geophysics and geotechnics.

BGS Landslide Team
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The team at the Aldbrough Coastal Landslide Observatory. BGS © UKRI.

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From our monitoring and observation data we can inform our understanding of the landslide processes that will ultimately allow us to assess susceptiblity and risk, as well as providing a baseline against which to determine change and calculate loss.


If you want to discover more then please contact Vanessa Banks.

Contact the Landslide Response Team

Tel: 0115 936 3143 Email:

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