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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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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.

News
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.

19 Aug 2020 Altmetric Attention Score now available for NHESS papers

We are happy to announce that the Altmetric Attention Score and donut badge are now available for all the articles published in NHESS. The Altmetric Attention Score is a measure of how much attention a piece of research is receiving, and the donut indicates the sources of that attention. Feel free to check one of the recent articles published and discover its impact throughout social media and blogs.

19 Aug 2020 Altmetric Attention Score now available for NHESS papers

We are happy to announce that the Altmetric Attention Score and donut badge are now available for all the articles published in NHESS. The Altmetric Attention Score is a measure of how much attention a piece of research is receiving, and the donut indicates the sources of that attention. Feel free to check one of the recent articles published and discover its impact throughout social media and blogs.

Recent papers
27 Nov 2020
Multi-hazard risk assessment for roads: probabilistic versus deterministic approaches
Stefan Oberndorfer, Philip Sander, and Sven Fuchs
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3135–3160, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3135-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3135-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
Semi-empirical prediction of dam height and stability of dams formed by rock slope failures in Norway
Thierry Oppikofer, Reginald L. Hermanns, Vegard U. Jakobsen, Martina Böhme, Pierrick Nicolet, and Ivanna Penna
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3179–3196, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3179-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3179-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
Detecting precursors of an imminent landslide along the Jinsha River
Wentao Yang, Lianyou Liu, and Peijun Shi
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3215–3224, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3215-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3215-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
A systematic exploration of satellite radar coherence methods for rapid landslide detection
Katy Burrows, Richard J. Walters, David Milledge, and Alexander L. Densmore
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3197–3214, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3197-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3197-2020, 2020
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27 Nov 2020
Including informal housing in slope stability analysis – an application to a data-scarce location in the humid tropics
Elisa Bozzolan, Elizabeth Holcombe, Francesca Pianosi, and Thorsten Wagener
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3161–3177, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3161-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3161-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
27 Nov 2020
A systematic exploration of satellite radar coherence methods for rapid landslide detection
Katy Burrows, Richard J. Walters, David Milledge, and Alexander L. Densmore
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3197–3214, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3197-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-3197-2020, 2020
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14 Sep 2020
Storm tide amplification and habitat changes due to urbanization of a lagoonal estuary
Philip M. Orton, Eric W. Sanderson, Stefan A. Talke, Mario Giampieri, and Kytt MacManus
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2415–2432, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2415-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2415-2020, 2020
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28 Aug 2020
Fire Weather Index: the skill provided by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ensemble prediction system
Francesca Di Giuseppe, Claudia Vitolo, Blazej Krzeminski, Christopher Barnard, Pedro Maciel, and Jesús San-Miguel
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2365–2378, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2365-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2365-2020, 2020
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13 Aug 2020
Anthropogenic climate change and glacier lake outburst flood risk: local and global drivers and responsibilities for the case of lake Palcacocha, Peru
Christian Huggel, Mark Carey, Adam Emmer, Holger Frey, Noah Walker-Crawford, and Ivo Wallimann-Helmer
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2175–2193, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2175-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2175-2020, 2020
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23 Jul 2020
Invited perspectives: The volcanoes of Naples: how can the highest volcanic risk in the world be effectively mitigated?
Giuseppe De Natale, Claudia Troise, and Renato Somma
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2037–2053, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2037-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2037-2020, 2020
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