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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A new study of UK lake sediment records stretching back over several centuries has found that the fl [...]

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disaste [...]

Ritter Island gives new insights into the dynamics of volcanic landslidesThe flanks of many island volcanoes slide very slowly towards the sea. Whether these landslides are [...]

From Earth's deep mantle, scientists find a new way volcanoes formFar below Bermuda's pink sand beaches and turquoise tides, geoscientists have discovered the fi [...]

Iceland volcano eruption in 1783-84 did not spawn extreme heat waveAn enormous volcanic eruption on Iceland in 1783-84 did not cause an extreme summer heat wave in Eur [...]

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