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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Typhoon LanThe storm was expected to intensify significantly and might make landfall on the Japanese mainland. [...]

Ophelia Hits IrelandNo longer a hurricane, Ophelia still delivered severe weather to Ireland and parts of the United Kin [...]

Study reshapes understanding of climate change's impact on early societiesA new study linking paleoclimatology -- the reconstruction of past global climates -- with historica [...]

Scientists determine source of world's largest mud eruptionMore than 11 years after the Lusi mud volcano first erupted on the Indonesian island of Java, resear [...]

Scientists report that small seismic signals in lakes can aid science. As a record of wave motion in [...]

Is it gonna blow? Measuring volcanic emissions from spaceCarbon dioxide measured by a NASA satellite pinpoints sources of the gas from human and volcanic act [...]

Combination of El Niño and 2016 Ecuador earthquake likely worsened Zika outbreakA Zika virus outbreak in coastal Ecuador in 2016 was likely worsened by a strong El Niño and a magni [...]

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