Natural Hazards

The Natural Hazards Focus Group  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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Another Puff of Ash From KlyuchevskoyDuring much of August, ash streamed from the ever active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. [...]

So Many Ways to View an EclipseThe total solar eclipse proved spectacular whether seen from space, the ground, or mid-flight. [...]

More than expected hidden beneath Andean PlateauSeismologists investigating how Earth forms new continental crust have compiled more than 20 years o [...]

Builders of hydroelectric dams are required to perform seismic hazard studies before their designs a [...]

Before the flood: What drives preparedness?More targeted efforts are needed from both the public and private insurance sectors in order to enco [...]

Hot spot at Hawaii? Not so fastGeophysicists use a new model to conclude that volcanic hot spots around the globe aren't movin [...]

Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyoutsA study of flood damage in Florida proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecolo [...]

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