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Newsletter #16- December 2016 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Welcome and introductions 3 minutes
2. Brief report on sessions, past and upcoming meetings 5 minutes
3. The next natural hazards leadership team
4. A theme issue on hazards in Earth’s future 10 minutes
5. Call for papers for “Avoiding Disasters: Strenghtening Societal Resilience to Natural Hazards” 10 minutes
6. Fall meeting – NH sessions

Newsletter #15 – August 2016 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Welcome and introductions 3 minutes
2. Brief report on sessions, past and upcoming meetings 5 minutes
3. The 2016 awardees 10 minutes
4. Gilbert F. White Lecture – Roger Pulwarty 10 minutes
5. Natural hazards focus group award for graduate research – Tarsilo Girona 10 minutes
6. 2016 elections 10 minutes
7. AGU’s donor incentive program

Newsletter #14 – March 2016 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Welcome and introductions 3 minutes
2. Brief report on sessions, past and upcoming meetings 5 minutes
3. White lecture 10 minutes
4. Natural hazards focus group award for graduate research 10 minutes
5. Section officers 10 minutes
6. Editor search 10 minutes
7. NH focus group member affiliation

Newsletter #13 – December 2015 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Welcome and introductions 3 minutes
2. Brief report on sessions, past and upcoming meetings 5 minutes
3. Nomination for upcoming elections and fellows 10 minutes
4. Setting up Technical Committees with other sections/FGs 10 minutes
5. Developing a NH journal 10 minutes
6. Developing and articulating Disaster Science 10 minutes
7. AGU NH Position Paper

Newsletter #12 – Summer 2014 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Vote in AGU’s election!
2. Website volunteer needed
3. Student Member of Executive Committee
4. AGU 2014 Fall Meeting

Newsletter #11 –  Spring 2014 [PDF Newsletter]

Table of Contents
1. Seeking Nominees for the NHFG President and Secretary
2. Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture Award
3. Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research
4. AGU 2013 Fall Meeting
5. Gilbert White archival material
6. Workshop on risk and resilience

Newsletter #10 – November 2013 [PDF NH_newsletter10]

Table of Contents
1. Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture
2. Evening Reception
3. Executive Committee Meeting
4. Town Hall: Exploring Careers in Natural Hazards
5. Outstanding Student Paper Award
6. NHFG Web Manager

Newsletter #9 – April 2013 [PDF NH_newsletter09]

Table of Contents
1. Nominations for Awards
2. Volunteer Opportunities
3. Student Members
4. NHFG Business Meetings
5. AGU Business

Newsletter #8 – November 2012 [PDF NH_newsletter08]

Table of Contents
1. Congratulations to the elected officers of the NH Focus Group!
2. Chair Report 2012
3. News from the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting / Reception
4. First Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Ross Stein
5. 2012 Graduate Research Awardee Dr. James Belanger
6. AGU Board and Council election
7. GRC Conference “Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts”

Newsletter #7 – July 2012 [PDF NH_newsletter07]

Table of Contents
1. News from the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting
2. Winner of the first Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture Award: Dr. Ross Stein
3. Winner of the 2012 Graduate Research Award: James Belanger
4. Call for abstracts for the GRC Conference “Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts”
5. ENHANS Declaration
6. Final Slate for AGU elections this Fall [from EOS, Vol. 93, No. 29, 17 July 2012]

Newsletter #6 – April 2012 [PDF NH_newsletter06]

Table of Contents
1. Election of Natural Hazards Focus Group Officers: Call for nominations
2. Call for session proposals for the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco
3. Call for nominations for the 2012 Natural Hazards Focus Group Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture Award
4. Call for nominations for the 2012 Natural Hazards Focus Group Graduate Research Award
5. Final Report on the Project “Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications (ENHANS)”
6. News from the AGU Council (Policy conference)

Newsletter #5 – December 2011 [PDF NH_newsletter05]

Table of Contents
1. Natural Hazards at 2011 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco
2. Group Reception at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting
3. Executive Committee Business Meeting at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting
4. Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications (ENHANS) project
5. News from the AGU Council

Newsletter #4 – December 2010 [PDF NH_newsletter04]

Table of Contents
1. Natural Hazards at 2010 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco
2. Group Reception at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting
3. Executive Committee Business Meeting at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting
4. Natural Hazards Focus Group Voluntary Contribution Campaign Report
5. Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications (ENHANS) project
6. News from AGU

Newsletter #3 – June 2010 [PDF NH_newsletter03]

Table of Contents
1. Chair’s Report for 2009-2010
2. Focus Group Executives for the term 2010-2012
3. Natural Hazards at 2010 AGU Joint Assembly in Brazil
4. Nominations for 2010 Graduate Research Award in Natural Hazards
5. Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications (ENHANS) project
6. News from AGU

Newsletter #2 – December 2009 [PDF NH_newsletter02]

Table of Contents
1. Natural Hazards at 2009 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco
2. Group Reception at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting
3. Executive Committee Business Meeting at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting
4. Group Web page in full operation
5. Meeting of the Americas, Foz do Iguassu (Brazil, August 2010): session proposals
6. News from AGU
7. AGU’s 2010 Voluntary Contribution Campaign
8. News about Natural Hazard Research and Programs

Newsletter #1 – October 2009 [PDF NH_newsletter01]

Table of Contents
1. Natural Hazards at 2009 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco
2. New FG Awardee: Dr. Meththika Vithanage
3. Group reception at the Fall AGU meeting
4. Group web-page
5. Business meeting at the 2009 Joint AGU meeting in Toronto
6. News about natural hazard research and programs
7. Our sponsors