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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: 2.281 IF 2.281
  • IF 5-year value: 2.693 IF 5-year 2.693
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  • SNIP value: 1.193 SNIP 1.193
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Executive editors: Heidi Kreibich, Bruce D. Malamud, Paolo Tarolli & Uwe Ulbrich
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) is an 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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28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the NHESS website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading NHESS articles.

28 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the NHESS website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading NHESS articles.

07 Nov 2018 Paolo Tarolli becomes new executive editor of NHESS

The NHESS executive editors are happy that Paolo Tarolli will from now on support their team.

07 Nov 2018 Paolo Tarolli becomes new executive editor of NHESS

The NHESS executive editors are happy that Paolo Tarolli will from now on support their team.

Recent articles
10 Dec 2018
Automated snow avalanche release area delineation – validation of existing algorithms and proposition of a new object-based approach for large-scale hazard indication mapping
Yves Bühler, Daniel von Rickenbach, Andreas Stoffel, Stefan Margreth, Lukas Stoffel, and Marc Christen
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3235-3251, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3235-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3235-2018, 2018
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10 Dec 2018
Indirect seismic economic loss assessment and recovery evaluation using nighttime light images – application for Wenchuan earthquake
Jianfei Wang, Jingfa Zhang, Lixia Gong, Qiang Li, and Dan Zhou
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3253-3266, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3253-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3253-2018, 2018
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07 Dec 2018
Precipitation extremes in a EURO-CORDEX 0.11° ensemble at hourly resolution
Peter Berg, Ole B. Christensen, Katharina Klehmet, Geert Lenderink, Jonas Olsson, Claas Teichmann, and Wei Yang
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-362,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-362, 2018
Manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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07 Dec 2018
Regional Interaction Frameworks to Support Multi-Hazard Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction (With an Application to Guatemala)
Joel C. Gill, Bruce D. Malamud, Edy Manolo Barillas, and Alex Guerra Noriega
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-363,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-363, 2018
Manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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06 Dec 2018
Dependency of tropical cyclone risk on track in South Korea
Chaehyeon C. Nam, Doo-Sun R. Park, Chang-Hoi Ho, and Deliang Chen
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3225-3234, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3225-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3225-2018, 2018
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Highlight articles
29 Nov 2018
Field survey of Typhoon Hato (2017) and a comparison with storm surge modeling in Macau
Linlin Li, Jie Yang, Chuan-Yao Lin, Constance Ting Chua, Yu Wang, Kuifeng Zhao, Yun-Ta Wu, Philip Li-Fan Liu, Adam D. Switzer, Kai Meng Mok, Peitao Wang, and Dongju Peng
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3167-3178, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3167-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3167-2018, 2018
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05 Nov 2018
Towards risk-based flood management in highly productive paddy rice cultivation – concept development and application to the Mekong Delta
Nguyen Van Khanh Triet, Nguyen Viet Dung, Bruno Merz, and Heiko Apel
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2859-2876, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2859-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2859-2018, 2018
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06 Apr 2018
Going beyond the flood insurance rate map: insights from flood hazard map co-production
Adam Luke, Brett F. Sanders, Kristen A. Goodrich, David L. Feldman, Danielle Boudreau, Ana Eguiarte, Kimberly Serrano, Abigail Reyes, Jochen E. Schubert, Amir AghaKouchak, Victoria Basolo, and Richard A. Matthew
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1097-1120, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1097-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1097-2018, 2018
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10 Jan 2018
Developing fragility functions for aquaculture rafts and eelgrass in the case of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami
Anawat Suppasri, Kentaro Fukui, Kei Yamashita, Natt Leelawat, Hiroyuki Ohira, and Fumihiko Imamura
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 145-155, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-145-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-145-2018, 2018
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04 Jan 2018
Invited perspectives: Hydrological perspectives on precipitation intensity-duration thresholds for landslide initiation: proposing hydro-meteorological thresholds
Thom Bogaard and Roberto Greco
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 31-39, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-31-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-31-2018, 2018
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