Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Job Posting – Tenure Track Assistant Geography Professor (GIS/Hazards)

    Posted 11/27/17

    The School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9 month, full-time and tenure-earning, Assistant Professor position in the field of GIScience with an emphasis on spatial analysis, statistics, and/or modelling.  The successful candidate could have any research specialty, though preference may be given to candidates with strengths in natural […]

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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