The Lightning Imaging Sensor on the International Space Station provides an expanded view of global lightning that improves scientific understanding of the Earth as well as public safety.
For the first time, the connection between energetic in cloud pulse and terrestrial gamma‐ray flashes is confirmed in the Gamma-Ray Observation of Winter Thunderclouds experiment in Japan.
Thirty-nine years of satellite data reveal that the prevalence of intense hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons—category 3 and above on the Saffir-Simpson scale—is increasing.
Papers are invited for a new cross-journal special collection presenting advances in understanding the physical and biogeochemical processes associated with landscape fires and their impacts.
Mientras los legisladores debaten sobre los apagones como una medida paliativa para resolver el problema de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos, la ciencia pende de un hilo.
PG&E shut down the power to Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory right before a satellite launch.
Forecasts made one to a few weeks in advance, known as “subseasonal to seasonal” predictions, show more skill in predicting extreme summer heat waves over Europe than spells of normal or cold weather.
The Syrian refugee crisis has had far-reaching consequences for geologic risk in neighboring Lebanon, providing insights into the interplay between forced displacement and natural disasters.
A survey of the southeastern United States shows that nearly half of mobile home residents don’t know where to shelter during a tornado, and many aren’t getting the resources they need to survive one.
Scientific understanding of atmospheric hazards and their interconnectivity can contribute to international policy and disaster risk management.