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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
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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17 Jun 2021
Towards a compound-event-oriented climate model evaluation: a decomposition of the underlying biases in multivariate fire and heat stress hazards
Roberto Villalobos-Herrera, Emanuele Bevacqua, Andreia F. S. Ribeiro, Graeme Auld, Laura Crocetti, Bilyana Mircheva, Minh Ha, Jakob Zscheischler, and Carlo De Michele
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1867–1885, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1867-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1867-2021, 2021
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17 Jun 2021
Hydrological Drought across Peninsular Malaysia: Implication of drought index
Hasrul Hazman Hasan, Siti Fatin Mohd Razali, Nur Shazwani Muhammad, and Asmadi Ahmad
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-176,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-176, 2021
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17 Jun 2021
A review of drought indices: predominance of drivers over impacts and the importance of local context
Sarra Kchouk, Lieke A. Melsen, David W. Walker, and Pieter R. van Oel
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-152,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-152, 2021
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15 Jun 2021
Review article: Detection of actionable tweets in crisis events
Anna Kruspe, Jens Kersten, and Friederike Klan
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1825–1845, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1825-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1825-2021, 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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