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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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian FiresRecord-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Euro [...]

Summer Blooms in North American LakesCyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie. [...]

Iceberg Towers over Greenland VillageIn July 2018, an iceberg weighing 11 million tons parked just offshore of Innaarsuit, a small island [...]

Sound waves reveal enormous diamond cache deep in Earth's interiorSound waves reveal a surprisingly large diamond cache deep in Earth's interior, researchers rep [...]

Deep subterranean connection between two Japan volcanoesScientists have confirmed for the first time that radical changes of one volcano in southern Japan w [...]

New model quantifies communities' vulnerability to the spread of fireDisaster-mitigation experts wanted to bring attention to the complexity of the so-called wildland-ur [...]

Researchers have reconstructed the 1929 Grand Banks underwater avalanche to better understand these [...]

Upper and lower plate controls on the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquakeResearchers have been studying the great Tohoku-oki earthquake which occurred on March 11, 2011, to [...]

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