Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • AGU 2016 Fall Meeting session proposals due April 20

    Posted 04/12/16

    Time is running out!  Session proposals for the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting are due on April 20, 2016. The Natural Hazards section encourages group members to develop ideas and communicate them to the program committee.  Like-minded sessions can be integrated together or scheduled appropriately as to not overlap each other.  Sessions may be geared around […]

  • Editor Search

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    Following the recommendation of our executive committee members and discussions with the Earth’s Future editor, a section in Earth’s Future will be dedicated to papers on natural hazards. We are inviting the NH committee to nominate an editor to handle natural hazards papers in Earth’s Future. One editor is being sought particularly from among those […]

  • Accepting nominations for Natural Hazards Section awards 2016

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    Once again, it is time to nominate your deserving colleagues for AGU Honors. Natural Hazards (NH) Section awards include the following: WHITE LECTURE The Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture honors the life and work of AGU Fellow and geoscientist Gilbert F. White. White was internationally known for his significant contributions to natural hazards research, particularly […]

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Years before the devastating Tohoku earthquake struck the coast of Japan in 2011, the Earth's c [...]

Despite widespread destruction, including severe agricultural-related losses caused by the 2015 eart [...]

Deep low-frequency earthquakes indicate migration of magmatic fluids beneath Laacher See VolcanoMagma could rise from the upper mantle into the middle and upper crust beneath the Laacher See Volca [...]

Tree rings tell the story of what's happening physiologically as fire suppression makes forests [...]

Pollutants from wildfires affect crop and vegetation growth hundreds of kilometers from impact zoneThe startling extent to which violent wildfires, similar to those that ravaged large swathes of Cali [...]

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