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 […]

Natural Hazards News

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A Broad View of Flooding in the CarolinasRivers swelled from the torrential rains of Hurricane Florence. [...]

Fires ablaze in northeastern UtahTwo lightning-caused fires have burned over 100,000 acres and are still yet to be fully contained. [...]

Florence Inundates the CarolinasAs the Carolinas flood from Hurricane Florence, NASA is providing valuable information for rescue an [...]

Mangkhut Swamps LuzonNorthern Luzon took a direct hit from the super typhoon, bringing disastrous winds and rainfall. [...]

From crystals to climate: 'Gold standard' timeline links flood basalts to climate changePrinceton geologists used tiny zircon crystals found in volcanic ash to rewrite the timeline for the [...]

Geoscientists find unexpected 'deep creep'  near San Andreas, San Jacinto faultsA new analysis of thousands of very small earthquakes in the San Bernardino basin suggests that the [...]

Most fire in Florida goes undetectedA new study indicates that common satellite imaging technologies have vastly underestimated the numb [...]

Fire weather prediction improvingScientists have created a new fire-weather prediction tool that works with the same weather models t [...]

A new study finds that industry-certified particle masks are most effective at protecting people fro [...]

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