A video introduction to the Global Earthquake Model (GEM), a global collaborative effort with the aim to provide organisations and people with tools and resources for transparent assessment of earthquake risk anywhere in the world. It also gives a preview […]
In this video geologist Professor Iain Stewart gives a fantastic overview of what happens to a seismic hazard deep below the Earth’s surface and how it affects a vulnerable population above it. He also explains what can be done to […]
A few interesting press conferences on hazards worth checking out from the 2013 American Geophysical Union Meeting. Topics include tornadoes, improved warnings for earthquakes and lightning phenomena during volcanic eruptions.
Governance struggles and policy processes: A comparison of earthquake risk reduction in Nepal and Bihar, India 9 December, Monday 1pm-2pm Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience, Durham University Dr Katie Oven and Dr Samantha Jones (Northumbria University) In this presentation […]
Rob Parker (University of Cardiff) and Dave Petley The Mw = 7.8 earthquake on Tuesday in Iran was the largest event in that country for about 50 years. Fortunately, the depth of the earthquake (82 km) and the low population […]
Yesterday I was deeply honoured to present the AQA Annual Lecture at the Geographical Association annual conference in Derby. I talked on the topic of Future Trends in Natural Hazard Losses – essentially a review of what we expect to […]