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


    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


    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 […]

Natural Hazards News

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Looking to RECOVER After the FireA NASA project is providing maps of satellite data to emergency response teams during the Woolsey Fi [...]

Camp Fire Spreads Foul Air in CaliforniaPeople in Northern California and the Central Valley are coughing because of the noxious smoke. [...]

Smoke from Camp Fire Billows Across CaliforniaIn many areas, air quality deteriorated as smoke from the destructive fire spread widely across nort [...]

Flooding in Thailand and CambodiaSeasonal monsoon rains filled low-lying areas with water. [...]

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

Seismic study reveals huge amount of water dragged into Earth's interiorSlow-motion collisions of tectonic plates under the ocean drag about three times more water down int [...]

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 [...]

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