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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Camp Fire Still Raging in CaliforniaThe fire has become the deadliest in state history. [...]

Camp Fire Rages in CaliforniaMultiple fast-moving fires are producing huge plumes of smoke and threatening several communities. [...]

Drought Persists in the U.S. SouthwestDrought conditions in 2018 are extreme over the Four Corners region of the United States. [...]

Pine Island Glacier Quickly Drops Another IcebergCalving that used to happen about every six years has become a near-annual event. [...]

In 1811 and 1812, the region around New Madrid, Missouri, experienced a number of major earthquakes. [...]

White line of algae deaths marks uplift in 2016 Chilean earthquakeA bleached fringe of dead marine algae, strung along the coastlines of two islands off the coast of [...]

Nobody wins in a landslideResearchers are adding specific details on landslides to the Nevada map of known hazards. [...]

Scientists have used data from the European Space Agency (ESA), Gravity field and steady-state Ocean [...]

Demographic and cultural differences strongly influence the coping styles young people use when they [...]

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