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

    Posted

    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

    Posted

    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

  • NASA
  • ScienceDaily
  • Error

After years of crippling drought, record-breaking precipitation washed over California. Satellites o [...]

Fires Rage Near Lake BaikalSeveral pyrocumulus clouds are lofting dense smoke high into the atmosphere. [...]

Tropical Storm Cindy Nears the Gulf CoastTropical Storm Cindy will bring heavy rain to the Gulf Coast. [...]

Smoke and Fire on Bathurst IslandRoughly one-third of the savanna woodlands on these islands burn each year. [...]

Wildfires Light Up PortugalThe blaze burned so brightly that its light was visible at night from space. [...]

Role aerosols play in climate change unlocked by spectacular Icelandic volcanic eruptionA spectacular six-month Icelandic lava field eruption could provide the crucial key for scientists t [...]

Flooding risk: America's most vulnerable communitiesFloods are the natural disaster that kill the most people. They are also the most common natural dis [...]

Seasonal rain and snow trigger small earthquakes on California faultsCalifornia's earthquake faults continually accumulate stress until they fail in an earthquake. [...]

Volcanic crystals give a new view of magmaVolcanologists are gaining a new understanding of what's going on inside the magma reservoir th [...]

Japanese slow earthquakes could shed light on tsunami generationUnderstanding slow-slip earthquakes in subduction zone areas may help researchers understand large e [...]

RSS Error: A feed could not be found at https://www.fema.gov/feeds/disasters.rss. A feed with an invalid mime type may fall victim to this error, or SimplePie was unable to auto-discover it.. Use force_feed() if you are certain this URL is a real feed.