Science and Technology

Nigeria’s EPCON AI project has been cited as a world leading programme for pandemic preparedness by a new report.
Nigerian Tribune
Early Warning Systems are a proven and feasible means of helping people to adapt to climate change. Such systems can provide up to a tenfold return on investment by saving lives and livelihoods in the case of extreme weather events
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Globally, wildfires are becoming more frequent and destructive, generating a significant amount of smoke that can be transported thousands of miles, driving the need for more accurate air pollution forecasts.
Pennsylvania State University
Map showing example collection of felt reports from the Mw 5.7 event on 22 April 2022 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Large pseudointensities overlay small ones.
After an earthquake, it is crucial to obtain a rapid assessment of the severity of the impact on the affected population. An app channelling information from affected people about the “felt intensity” of the earthquake allows an early damage assessment.
The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Stack of books.
Hazards and disaster researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the 2023 Researchers Meeting. This year’s meeting will focus on New Frontiers of Disaster Research: Action-Oriented Collaborations to Solve Complex Challenges.
University of Colorado Boulder
Within minutes, a statistical model based on a global database of public reports of ground shaking can be used to identify an earthquake as a high- or low-impact event, according to a new study published in The Seismic Record.
Seismological Society of America
Groningen & Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Monsoon rains in south western USA
Future extreme rain will be embedded in shorter, more convective dominant rainfall events in the northeastern region of North America, leading to larger rate in future temperature-precipitation scaling.
American Geophysical Union
A storm ocean wave crashes over the road and floods coastal houses.
GEOMAR study suggests more frequent large submarine landslides on the Norwegian shelf
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Equipment and expert aid are urgently needed for 4.7 million people in the country’s neglected northwest.
Scientific Data (Nature)