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

IF value: 3.102
IF3.102
IF 5-year value: 3.284
IF 5-year
3.284
CiteScore value: 5.1
CiteScore
5.1
SNIP value: 1.37
SNIP1.37
IPP value: 3.21
IPP3.21
SJR value: 1.005
SJR1.005
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 90
Scimago H
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90
h5-index value: 42
h5-index42
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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
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.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

Recent papers
22 Sep 2020
The object-specific flood damage database HOWAS 21
Patric Kellermann, Kai Schröter, Annegret H. Thieken, Sören-Nils Haubrock, and Heidi Kreibich
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2503–2519, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2503-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2503-2020, 2020
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18 Sep 2020
Intra-annual variability of the Western Mediterranean Oscillation (WeMO) and occurrence of extreme torrential precipitation in Catalonia (NE Iberia)
Joan Albert Lopez-Bustins, Laia Arbiol-Roca, Javier Martin-Vide, Antoni Barrera-Escoda, and Marc Prohom
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2483–2501, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2483-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2483-2020, 2020
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16 Sep 2020
Trends in social vulnerability to storm surges in Shenzhen, China
Huaming Yu, Yuhang Shen, Ryan M. Kelly, Xin Qi, Kejian Wu, Songlin Li, Haiqing Yu, and Xianwen Bao
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2447–2462, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2447-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2447-2020, 2020
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16 Sep 2020
Review article: A comprehensive review of datasets and methodologies employed to produce thunderstorm climatologies
Leah Hayward, Malcolm Whitworth, Nick Pepin, and Steve Dorling
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2463–2482, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2463-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2463-2020, 2020
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15 Sep 2020
Exploring the changes in risk perceptions and adaptation behaviors based on various socioeconomic characteristics before and after earthquake disasters – a case study in Taiwan
Tzu-Ling Chen, Tzu-Yuan Chao, and Hao-Teng Cheng
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2433–2446, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2433-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2433-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
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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22 Jul 2020
Spatial database and website for reservoir-triggered seismicity in Brazil
Eveline Sayão, George Sand França, Maristela Holanda, and Alexandro Gonçalves
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2001–2019, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2001-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2001-2020, 2020
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