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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: 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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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.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) – not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

23 Aug 2018 Press Release: Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise

More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the world between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study by researchers at UK's Sheffield University. The team, who compiled data on over 4800 fatal landslides during the 13-year period, also revealed for the first time that landslides resulting from human activity have increased over time. The research is published today in NHESS.

23 Aug 2018 Press Release: Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise

More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the world between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study by researchers at UK's Sheffield University. The team, who compiled data on over 4800 fatal landslides during the 13-year period, also revealed for the first time that landslides resulting from human activity have increased over time. The research is published today in NHESS.

Recent articles
14 Nov 2018
Temporal evolution of flow-like landslide hazard for a road infrastructure in the municipality of Nocera Inferiore (southern Italy) under the effect of climate change
Marco Uzielli, Guido Rianna, Fabio Ciervo, Paola Mercogliano, and Unni K. Eidsvig
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3019-3035, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3019-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3019-2018, 2018
14 Nov 2018
Uncertainty quantification of flood mitigation predictions and implications for decision making
Koen D. Berends, Menno W. Straatsma, Jord J. Warmink, and Suzanne J. M. H. Hulscher
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-325,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-325, 2018
Manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
14 Nov 2018
Detectability of seismic waves from the submarine landslide that caused the 1998 Papua New Guinea tsunami
Akio Katsumata, Yasuhiro Yoshida, Kenji Nakata, Kenichi Fujita, Masayuki Tanaka, Koji Tamaribuchi, Takahito Nishimiya, and Akio Kobayashi
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-317,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-317, 2018
Manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
13 Nov 2018
Observations of positive sea surface temperature trends in the steadily shrinking Dead Sea
Pavel Kishcha, Rachel T. Pinker, Isaac Gertman, Boris Starobinets, and Pinhas Alpert
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3007-3018, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3007-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3007-2018, 2018
13 Nov 2018
Impact analysis of dynamical downscaling on the treatment of convection in a regional NWP model – COSMO: a case study during the passage of a very severe cyclonic storm OCKHI
S. Roshny, D. Bala Subrahamanyam, T. J. Anurose, and Radhika Ramachandran
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-288,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2018-288, 2018
Manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
Highlight articles
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
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
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
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
04 Dec 2017
Impact of asymmetric uncertainties in ice sheet dynamics on regional sea level projections
Renske C. de Winter, Thomas J. Reerink, Aimée B. A. Slangen, Hylke de Vries, Tamsin Edwards, and Roderik S. W. van de Wal
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2125-2141, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-2125-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-2125-2017, 2017
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