Natural Hazards

The Natural Hazards Focus Group  focuses within AGU on studies of geophysical hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, fires, floods, heat waves, landslides, space weather, storms, tsunamis, volcano eruptions, impact by near-Earth objects, and related events. Read more

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  • FEMA

Smoke Over South AmericaManagement and wildfires put a pall of smoke over South America in August 2016. [...]

Flooding on the Ganges RiverDamaging monsoon floods have affected millions of people in India. [...]

X-raying the Earth with waves from stormy weather 'bombs'Using a detection network based in Japan, scientists have uncovered a rare type of deep-earth tremor [...]

Social media can disseminate critical information as well as unite disaster victims during their rec [...]

Numerical analysis considers both surface and guided waves, accounts for soil dissipation, and provi [...]

Scientists have created a novel method that represents a major improvement in existing post-disaster [...]

Better understanding seismic hazardsThe April 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal killed more than 8,000 people and injured more than 21,000 [...]

Washington Suncrest Fire (FM-5152) [...]

Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4278) [...]

Idaho Henry's Creek Fire (FM-5151) [...]

California Cedar Fire (FM-5150) [...]

Washington Yale Fire (FM-5149) [...]