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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
05 Mar 2021
Simulating synthetic tropical cyclone tracks for statistically reliable wind and pressure estimations
Kees Nederhoff, Jasper Hoek, Tim Leijnse, Maarten van Ormondt, Sofia Caires, and Alessio Giardino
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 861–878, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-861-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-861-2021, 2021
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05 Mar 2021
The Effect of the Wenchuan and Lushan Earthquakes on the Size Distribution of Earthquakes along the Longmenshan Fault
Chun Hui, Changxiu Cheng, Shi Shen, Peichao Gao, Jin Chen, Jing Yang, and Min Zhao
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-21,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-21, 2021
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05 Mar 2021
Tsunami heights and limits in 1945 along the Makran coast estimated from testimony gathered seven decades later in Gwadar, Pasni and Ormara
Hira Ashfaq Lodhi, Shoaib Ahmed, and Haider Hasan
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-53,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-53, 2021
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04 Mar 2021
Spatial and temporal subsidence characteristics in Wuhan city (China) during 2015–2019 inferred from Sentinel-1 SAR Interferometry
Xuguo Shi, Shaocheng Zhang, Mi Jiang, Yuanyuan Pei, Tengteng Qu, Jinhu Xu, and Chen Yang
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-35,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-35, 2021
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04 Mar 2021
A paradigm of extreme rainfall pluvial floods in complex urban areas: the flood event of 15 July 2020 in Palermo (Italy)
Antonio Francipane, Dario Pumo, Marco Sinagra, Goffredo La Loggia, and Leonardo V. Noto
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-61,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-61, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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18 Jan 2021
A methodology for attributing the role of climate change in extreme events: a global spectrally nudged storyline
Linda van Garderen, Frauke Feser, and Theodore G. Shepherd
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 171–186, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-171-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-171-2021, 2021
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17 Dec 2020
Downsizing parameter ensembles for simulations of rare floods
Anna E. Sikorska-Senoner, Bettina Schaefli, and Jan Seibert
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3521–3549, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3521-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3521-2020, 2020
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14 Dec 2020
New global characterisation of landslide exposure
Robert Emberson, Dalia Kirschbaum, and Thomas Stanley
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3413–3424, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3413-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3413-2020, 2020
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