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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NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to EvergladesA research team flew over the Everglades and found that an estimated 60 percent of their mangrove st [...]

Fires Rage in OklahomaFast-burning fires have created a dangerous situation in the western part of the state. [...]

Hurricane Harvey: Most fatalities occurred outside flood zones, Dutch-Texan research showsScientists found that most Houston-area drowning deaths from Hurricane Harvey occurred outside the z [...]

For centuries people have claimed that strange behavior by their cats, dogs and even cows can predic [...]

Scientists decipher the magma bodies under YellowstoneUsing supercomputer modeling, scientists have unveiled a new explanation for the geology underlying [...]

Tsunamis could cause beach tourism to lose hundreds of millions of dollars every yearGoing to the beach this summer? European tourists are more frequently going to places with significa [...]

When a natural disaster strikes, major disaster databases tend to compile information about losses s [...]

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