Natural Hazards Center News

As hurricane season officially starts in Puerto Rico, learn more about how the USGS, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, and the Natural Hazards Center have partnered to create culturally informed products to mitigate landslide hazards.

The scholarship committee has announced Kristen Cowan, Pegah Farshadmanesh, and Chelsea LeNoble as the most recent recipients of the Mary Fran Myers Scholarship. Learn more about them!

We’re transitioning the 2020 Workshop to a virtual platform. Learn more about what we know now and how to get future updates.

We recently issued a special call for Quick Response research to study the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the awardees and their upcoming research.

Learn more about the innovative research studies funded during the second round of the Mitigation Matters Research Program.

Save the date for the next Making Mitigation Work webinar and learn how community-based collaboration and research can lower wildfire risk.

Learn more about this series of training modules created to help researchers quickly background themselves on conducting extreme event research.

We will be together for the 45th annual Natural Hazards Workshop—even if in a different way than usual. Learn more about our plan (for now).

Learn more about the concept of active hope and why we'll be using it to guide conversations at this year's 45th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop.

After Puerto Rico residents expressed the need for more scientific information on landslide risk, a multi-agency and university collaboration answered the call. Access the guide and learn more about the process.