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 Wintry Great Lakes LandscapeA break in the clouds revealed a wintry landscape around the Midwest and Great Lakes. [...]

Using data gleaned from historical reports, researchers have now identified the sources of some of t [...]

Alaska earthquakes offer new insight into improving hazard assessmentEarthquake hazard assessment often overlooks intra-slab earthquakes. EarthScope Transportable Array [...]

Disaster communication experts say disaster media coverage can have lasting effects on children [...]

Researchers are working to develop improved methods for flood prevention and warning. A new study po [...]

Volcanoes fed by 'mush' reservoirs rather than molten magma chambersVolcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a new study, overturning classi [...]

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