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Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards

Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards

Editors-in-Chief: Th. Glade; T.S. Murty; V. Schenk

ISSN: 0921-030X (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0840 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11069

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Thomas Glade
Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna, Austria

Tad S. Murty
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada

Vladimír Schenk
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Editorial Advisory Board:

T. Beer, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, Brunswick, Australia; K.-T. Chang, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; S.L. Cutter, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA; A. Dix, Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany; S.K. Dube, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India; V. Gitis, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; A.J. Kappos, City University, London, UK; M.L. Khandekar, Unionville, Canada; A. Kijko, University of Pretoria, South Africa; T.-F. Mahdi, Montreal Polytechnic Institute, Canada; R. Musson, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, UK; N. Nirupama, York University, Toronto, Canada; M. Pelling, King's College London, UK; A.D. Rao, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India; G. Suarez, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico; Y.-M. Wei, Beijing Institute of Technology, China; D.A. Wilhite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE, USA; W. Zglobicki, Institute for Earth Sciences UMCS, Lublin, Poland

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    Natural Hazards is devoted to original research work on all aspects of natural hazards, the forecasting of catastrophic events, their risk management, and the nature of precursors of natural and/or technological hazards.

    Although the origin of hazards can be different sources and systems (atmospheric, hydrologic, oceanographic, volcanologic, seismic, neotectonic), the environmental impacts are equally catastrophic. This circumstance warrants a tight interaction between the different scientific and operational disciplines, which should enhance the mitigation of hazards.

    Hazards of interest to the journal are included in the following sections: general, atmospheric, climatological, oceanographic, storm surges, tsunamis, floods, snow, avalanches, landslides, erosion, earthquakes, volcanoes, man-made, technological, and risk assessment. The interactions between these hazards and society are also addressed in the journal and include risk governance, disaster response and preventive actions such as spatial planning and remedial measures.

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