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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Tropical Storm EliakimThe storm reached northern Madagascar in mid-March. [...]

Scientists helping to improve understanding of plate tectonicsScientists are helping to improve understanding of how rocks in Earth's hot, deep interior enab [...]

Underwater volcano behavior captured by timely scientific expeditionResearchers got a rare opportunity to study an underwater volcano in the Caribbean when it erupted w [...]

Ash from dinosaur-era volcanoes linked with shale oil, gasNutrient-rich ash from an enormous flare-up of volcanic eruptions toward the end of the dinosaurs [...]

Researchers suggest a new methodology to establish urban modifiers that affect the building habitabi [...]

Modern humans flourished through ancient supervolcano eruption 74,000 years agoEarly modern humans living in South Africa around 74,000 years ago prospered through the cataclysmic [...]

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