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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 2.883 IF 2.883
  • IF 5-year value: 3.321 IF 5-year
    3.321
  • CiteScore value: 3.07 CiteScore
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  • SNIP value: 1.336 SNIP 1.336
  • IPP value: 2.80 IPP 2.80
  • SJR value: 1.024 SJR 1.024
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 81 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 43 h5-index 43
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Executive editors: Heidi Kreibich, Bruce D. Malamud, Paolo Tarolli & Uwe Ulbrich
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) is a not-for-profit interdisciplinary and international journal dedicated to the public discussion and open-access publication of high-quality studies and original research on natural hazards and their consequences. Embracing a holistic Earth system science approach, NHESS serves a wide and diverse community of research scientists, practitioners, and decision makers concerned with detection of natural hazards, monitoring and modelling, vulnerability and risk assessment, and the design and implementation of mitigation and adaptation strategies, including economical, societal, and educational aspects.
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02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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12 Nov 2019
A new approach to mapping landslide hazards: a probabilistic integration of empirical and physically based models in the North Cascades of Washington, USA
Ronda Strauch, Erkan Istanbulluoglu, and Jon Riedel
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2477–2495, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2477-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2477-2019, 2019
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12 Nov 2019
Reconstructing patterns of coastal risk in space and time along the US Atlantic coast, 1970–2016
Scott B. Armstrong and Eli D. Lazarus
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2497–2511, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2497-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2497-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Induced seismicity risk analysis of the hydraulic stimulation of a geothermal well on Geldinganes, Iceland
Marco Broccardo, Arnaud Mignan, Francesco Grigoli, Dimitrios Karvounis, Antonio Pio Rinaldi, Laurentiu Danciu, Hannes Hofmann, Claus Milkereit, Torsten Dahm, Günter Zimmermann, Vala Hjörleifsdóttir, and Stefan Wiemer
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2019-331,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2019-331, 2019
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07 Nov 2019
A global comparison of community-based responses to natural hazards
Barbara Paterson and Anthony Charles
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2465–2475, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2465-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2465-2019, 2019
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05 Nov 2019
Mapping the susceptibility of rain-triggered lahars at Vulcano island (Italy) combining field characterization, geotechnical analysis, and numerical modelling
Valérie Baumann, Costanza Bonadonna, Sabatino Cuomo, Mariagiovanna Moscariello, Sebastien Biass, Marco Pistolesi, and Alessandro Gattuso
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2421–2449, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2421-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2421-2019, 2019
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05 Nov 2019
The first version of the Pan-European Indoor Radon Map
Javier Elío, Giorgia Cinelli, Peter Bossew, José Luis Gutiérrez-Villanueva, Tore Tollefsen, Marc De Cort, Alessio Nogarotto, and Roberto Braga
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2451–2464, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2451-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2451-2019, 2019
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22 Oct 2019
Ensemble models from machine learning: an example of wave runup and coastal dune erosion
Tomas Beuzen, Evan B. Goldstein, and Kristen D. Splinter
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2295–2309, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2295-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2295-2019, 2019
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11 Oct 2019
Geologic and geomorphic controls on rockfall hazard: how well do past rockfalls predict future distributions?
Josh Borella, Mark Quigley, Zoe Krauss, Krystina Lincoln, Januka Attanayake, Laura Stamp, Henry Lanman, Stephanie Levine, Sam Hampton, and Darren Gravley
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2249–2280, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2249-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2249-2019, 2019
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01 Oct 2019
Understanding the spatiotemporal development of human settlement in hurricane-prone areas on the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts using nighttime remote sensing
Xiao Huang, Cuizhen Wang, and Junyu Lu
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2141–2155, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2141-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2141-2019, 2019
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20 Aug 2019
Load-resistance analysis: an alternative approach to tsunami damage assessment applied to the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami
Anawat Suppasri, Kwanchai Pakoksung, Ingrid Charvet, Constance Ting Chua, Noriyuki Takahashi, Teraphan Ornthammarath, Panon Latcharote, Natt Leelawat, and Fumihiko Imamura
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1807–1822, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1807-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1807-2019, 2019
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