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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Earthquakes are getting deeper at the same rate as the wastewater sinks. [...]

The duration of floods can be determined by river flow, precipitation and atmospheric blocking. Now [...]

More than half of the world's active volcanoes are not monitored instrumentally. Hence, even er [...]

November 8, 2018 was a dry day in Butte County, California. The state was in its sixth consecutive y [...]

The discovery of Tamu Massif, a gigantic volcano located about 1,000 miles east of Japan, made big n [...]

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