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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Snowy KamchatkaThe remote Russian peninsula was covered in snow and unobscured by clouds. [...]

Ash Cloud Tells a Story of a Volcano RisingMost of Bogoslof Island is under water, but its eruptions rival those of Alaska’s terrestrial volcan [...]

Colima’s Plume Casts a ShadowMexico's Colima Volcano, also known as Volcán Fuego, continues to erupt into 2017. [...]

A new research article gives indications of the best places in Iceland to build thermal power statio [...]

Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in AntarcticaA new study provides important details on the extent of sea ice, which can protect ice shelves from [...]

Deep mantle chemistry surprise: Carbon content not uniformEven though carbon is one of the most-abundant elements on Earth, it is actually very difficult to d [...]

Modeling magma to find copperCopper is an essential element of our society with main uses in the field of electricity and electro [...]

Release of water shakes Pacific plate at depthA team of seismologists analyzing the data from 671 earthquakes that occurred between 30 and 280 mil [...]

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