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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Data mining digs up hidden clues to major California earthquake triggersA powerful computational study of southern California seismic records has revealed detailed informat [...]

New evidence suggests volcanoes caused biggest mass extinction everResearchers say mercury buried in ancient rock provides the strongest evidence yet that volcanoes ca [...]

Hurricane Harvey provides lessons learned for flood resiliency plansScientists used satellite data to map the Houston-Galveston area impacted by Hurricane Harvey to und [...]

Two moderate-sized earthquakes that struck the southern Sichuan Province of China last December and [...]

Data produced by Internet users can help to speed up the detection of earthquakes. An international [...]

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