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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Fort McMurray Wildfire Still BurnsThe Fort McMurray wildfire remains out of control, burning under high to extreme fire conditions. [...]

The Rains of RoanuIn May 2016, Tropical Storm Roanu unleashed heavy winds and rain on the populous coastal communities [...]

Ash From Fuego VolcanoThe Landsat 8 satellite captured this image of volcanic ash drifting over Guatemala. [...]

Scientists explain the art of creating digital hurricanesA team of scientists spends its days incorporating millions of atmospheric observations, sophisticat [...]

Scientists have developed the Time Reverse Imaging Method to take real-time data from the ocean sens [...]

Wildfire: It's not spreading like wildfireA new analysis of global data related to wildfire reveals major misconceptions about wildfire and it [...]

Humans use fire for heating, cooking, managing lands and, more recently, fueling industrial processe [...]

Fire practices of Indigenous peoples could combat the increasing frequency of devastating fires in t [...]

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