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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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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
20 Apr 2021
An efficient two-layer landslide-tsunami numerical model: effects of momentum transfer validated with physical experiments of waves generated by granular landslides
Martin Franz, Michel Jaboyedoff, Ryan P. Mulligan, Yury Podladchikov, and W. Andy Take
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1229–1245, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1229-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1229-2021, 2021
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20 Apr 2021
About the return period of a catastrophe
Mathias Raschke
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-86,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-86, 2021
Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Apr 2021
Applying machine learning for drought prediction using data from a large ensemble of climate simulations
Elizaveta Felsche and Ralf Ludwig
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-110,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-110, 2021
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14 Apr 2021
CHILDA − Czech Historical Landslide Database
Michal Bíl, Pavel Raška, Lukáš Dolák, and Jan Kubeček
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-112,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-112, 2021
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13 Apr 2021
Establishment and characteristics analysis of a crop–drought vulnerability curve: a case study of European winter wheat
Yanshen Wu, Hao Guo, Anyu Zhang, and Jing'ai Wang
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1209–1228, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1209-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1209-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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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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