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 focus group 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 […]

  • 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 Focus Group awards 2016

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    Once again, it is time to nominate your deserving colleagues for AGU Honors. Natural Hazards (NH) Focus Group 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, […]

Natural Hazards News

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Smoke from the Thomas FireThe Thomas fire is now the fourth largest wildfire on record in California. [...]

A Band of Snow in the SoutheastAn unusual storm blanketed parts of the Deep South with snow. [...]

Chemical tipping point of magma determines explosive potential of volcanoesScientists provide evidence, for the first time, that a subtle tipping point of the chemistry of mag [...]

On Christmas Day 2016, the earth trembled in southern Chile. In the same region, the strongest earth [...]

The planet’s largest landslides happen on submarine volcanoesLarge volume submarine landslides, triggered by the inception and growth of submarine volcanos, repr [...]

New Tongan island made of 'tuff' stuff, likely to persist years, NASA showsIn late December 2014, a submarine volcano in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga erupted, sending a [...]

A new report offers a framework to guide federal, tribal, state and local agencies, community groups [...]

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