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Executive editors: Paolo Tarolli, Heidi Kreibich, Bruce D. Malamud & 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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News
04 Dec 2020 20th anniversary of NHESS: 5-minute survey

As part of NHESS' 20th-anniversary activities, we are approaching members of the natural hazards (NH) community to ask your expert opinion on the following: (i) three challenges facing our understanding of natural hazards; (ii) three broad steps or changes needed to address natural hazards and achieve sustainable development goals. Read more.

04 Dec 2020 20th anniversary of NHESS: 5-minute survey

As part of NHESS' 20th-anniversary activities, we are approaching members of the natural hazards (NH) community to ask your expert opinion on the following: (i) three challenges facing our understanding of natural hazards; (ii) three broad steps or changes needed to address natural hazards and achieve sustainable development goals. Read more.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

Recent papers
18 Jun 2021
Global ground strike point characteristics in negative downward lightning flashes – Part 1: Observations
Dieter R. Poelman, Wolfgang Schulz, Stephane Pedeboy, Dustin Hill, Marcelo Saba, Hugh Hunt, Lukas Schwalt, Christian Vergeiner, Carlos T. Mata, Carina Schumann, and Tom Warner
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1909–1919, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1909-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1909-2021, 2021
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18 Jun 2021
Global ground strike point characteristics in negative downward lightning flashes – Part 2: Algorithm validation
Dieter R. Poelman, Wolfgang Schulz, Stephane Pedeboy, Leandro Z. S. Campos, Michihiro Matsui, Dustin Hill, Marcelo Saba, and Hugh Hunt
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1921–1933, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1921-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1921-2021, 2021
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18 Jun 2021
Development of damage curves for buildings near La Rochelle during Storm Xynthia based on insurance claims and hydrodynamic simulations
Manuel Andres Diaz Loaiza, Jeremy D. Bricker, Remi Meynadier, Trang Duong, Rosh Ranasinghe, and Sebastiaan Jonkman
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-161,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-161, 2021
Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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18 Jun 2021
Geo-historical analysis of flood impacts in Alpine catchments (HIFAVa database, Arve River, France, 1850–2015)
Eva Boisson, Bruno Wilhelm, Emmanuel Garnier, Alain Mélo, Sandrine Anquetin, and Isabelle Ruin
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-169,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-169, 2021
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17 Jun 2021
Tsunami damage to ports: cataloguing damage to create fragility functions from the 2011 Tohoku event
Constance Ting Chua, Adam D. Switzer, Anawat Suppasri, Linlin Li, Kwanchai Pakoksung, David Lallemant, Susanna F. Jenkins, Ingrid Charvet, Terence Chua, Amanda Cheong, and Nigel Winspear
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1887–1908, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1887-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1887-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
11 May 2021
Invited perspectives: Landslide populations – can they be predicted?
Fausto Guzzetti
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1467–1471, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1467-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1467-2021, 2021
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05 May 2021
Glacier detachments and rock-ice avalanches in the Petra Pervogo range, Tajikistan (1973–2019)
Silvan Leinss, Enrico Bernardini, Mylène Jacquemart, and Mikhail Dokukin
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1409–1429, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1409-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1409-2021, 2021
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10 Mar 2021
A statistical–parametric model of tropical cyclones for hazard assessment
William C. Arthur
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 893–916, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-893-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-893-2021, 2021
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17 Feb 2021
Radar-based assessment of hail frequency in Europe
Elody Fluck, Michael Kunz, Peter Geissbuehler, and Stefan P. Ritz
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 683–701, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-683-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-683-2021, 2021
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02 Feb 2021
A revision of the Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) used in the European Drought Observatory (EDO)
Carmelo Cammalleri, Carolina Arias-Muñoz, Paulo Barbosa, Alfred de Jager, Diego Magni, Dario Masante, Marco Mazzeschi, Niall McCormick, Gustavo Naumann, Jonathan Spinoni, and Jürgen Vogt
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 481–495, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-481-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-481-2021, 2021
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