Natural Hazards

The Natural Hazards Section  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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Years before the devastating Tohoku earthquake struck the coast of Japan in 2011, the Earth's c [...]

Despite widespread destruction, including severe agricultural-related losses caused by the 2015 eart [...]

Deep low-frequency earthquakes indicate migration of magmatic fluids beneath Laacher See VolcanoMagma could rise from the upper mantle into the middle and upper crust beneath the Laacher See Volca [...]

Tree rings tell the story of what's happening physiologically as fire suppression makes forests [...]

Pollutants from wildfires affect crop and vegetation growth hundreds of kilometers from impact zoneThe startling extent to which violent wildfires, similar to those that ravaged large swathes of Cali [...]

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