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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Sweltering, Smoky Fires in SiberiaIntense fires have been raging in far eastern Russia, spreading aerosols as far as North America. [...]

Repeating seismic events--events that have the same frequency content and waveform shapes--may offer [...]

Can altering the amount or rate of fluid injection and production in an oil and gas field or carbon [...]

The shape of the continental shelf off the southern Mexican coast played a role in the formation of [...]

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthq [...]

Monitoring lava lake levels in Congo volcanoNyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is among the world's most active volcanoes, [...]

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