In the contiguous United States, 57% of structures are at risk of experiencing at least one natural hazard—and risk is driven by greater development in hazardous areas against a backdrop of climate change.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Chicago, Ill., are using NASA Earth observations to map, monitor, and forecast water and air quality, urban heat island effects, landslide risks, and more.
Search for your address in this new database and get an easy to understand indicator of the potential for flooding now and over the next several decades as climate change alters our environment.
Integrating Earth science research and observations into adaptation planning helps identify effective strategies to manage climate risks.
The first spatially realistic catalog of synthetic flood event risk across the entire United States uncovers high-risk areas and estimates the probability of another Katrina–level flood loss.
As humans face an inherently riskier world, a special collection in Earth’s Future explores thematic, theoretical, and empirical approaches to resilient decision-making.
Geoprocesses, Geohazards—CSDMS 2018: A CSDMS hosted Workshop; Boulder, Colorado, 22–24 May 2018
Earthquake preparation in Bangladesh is a conundrum, where crucial information is missing and investments often involve painful trade-offs.
Long-term climate records could help mining companies and their investors assess the financial risk of water shortages.
As floods become more frequent around the globe, scientists work to pinpoint what puts certain regions at risk.