Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • AGU 2016 Fall Meeting session proposals due April 20

    Posted 04/12/16

    Time is running out!  Session proposals for the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting are due on April 20, 2016. The Natural Hazards focus group encourages group members to develop ideas and communicate them to the program committee.  Like-minded sessions can be integrated together or scheduled appropriately as to not overlap each other.  Sessions may be geared […]

  • Editor Search

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    Following the recommendation of our executive committee members and discussions with the Earth’s Future editor, a section in Earth’s Future will be dedicated to papers on natural hazards. We are inviting the NH committee to nominate an editor to handle natural hazards papers in Earth’s Future. One editor is being sought particularly from among those […]

  • Accepting nominations for Natural Hazards Focus Group awards 2016

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    Once again, it is time to nominate your deserving colleagues for AGU Honors. Natural Hazards (NH) Focus Group awards include the following: WHITE LECTURE The Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture honors the life and work of AGU Fellow and geoscientist Gilbert F. White. White was internationally known for his significant contributions to natural hazards research, […]

Natural Hazards News

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Another Puff of Ash From KlyuchevskoyDuring much of August, ash streamed from the ever active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. [...]

So Many Ways to View an EclipseThe total solar eclipse proved spectacular whether seen from space, the ground, or mid-flight. [...]

More than expected hidden beneath Andean PlateauSeismologists investigating how Earth forms new continental crust have compiled more than 20 years o [...]

Builders of hydroelectric dams are required to perform seismic hazard studies before their designs a [...]

Before the flood: What drives preparedness?More targeted efforts are needed from both the public and private insurance sectors in order to enco [...]

Hot spot at Hawaii? Not so fastGeophysicists use a new model to conclude that volcanic hot spots around the globe aren't movin [...]

Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyoutsA study of flood damage in Florida proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecolo [...]

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