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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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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