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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Launching this month on EO Kids, we?re looking at the history of viewing Earth from space, from Expl [...]

Violent Blast from SinabungThe Indonesian volcano blew a chunk of its peak into the sky, dropping ash across tens of kilometers [...]

Gita Batters the South PacificThe tropical cyclone was one of the strongest on record to make a direct hit on Tongapatu. [...]

Icy Lake ErieLake Erie is usually the first to freeze over because it is shallower than the other Great Lakes. [...]

Like avalanches onshore, there are different processes that cause submarine landslides. One very wid [...]

Wastewater created during oil and gas production and disposed of by deep injection into underlying r [...]

Sound waves generated by burbling lakes of lava atop some volcanoes point to greater odds of magmati [...]

Geophysicists and atmospheric scientists partner to track typhoons' seismic footprintsA remarkable collaboration between atmospheric science and geophysics could change the way we think [...]

A comprehensive analysis of 101 major earthquakes around the Pacific ring of fire between 1990 and 2 [...]

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