Hazards and Disaster Journals

The Natural Hazards Center has compiled the following list of hazards and disaster, risk, and climate focused journals including the title, link to the journal, and five year impact factor.

Journal Name Five-Year Impact Factor
American Journal of Disaster Medicine n/a
Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management n/a
Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies n/a
Australian Journal of Emergency Management n/a
Climatic Change 5.3
Climate and Development 4.6
Climate Risk Management 4.4
Continuity and Resilience Review n/a
Critical Disaster Studies n/a
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2.3
Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal 2.1
Disaster Prevention and Resilience n/a
Disasters 3.2
Earthquake Spectra 4.3
Ecology and Society 5.275
Economics of Disasters and Climate Change n/a
Emergency Medicine Journal 3.2
Environment and Behavior 7.2
Environmental Hazards 3.1
Environmental Management 3.9
Environmental Sociology 2.5
European Journal of Emergency Medicine 4.4
European Journal of Risk Regulation n/a
GeoHazards n/a
Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk 4.7
Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards 4.2
Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions 8.9
Health in Emergencies & Disasters n/a
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 4.4
International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management n/a
International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 3.8
International Journal of Crisis Communication n/a
International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment 1.6
International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management n/a
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 5.0
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science 4.7
International Journal of Earthquake and Impact Engineering n/a
International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Hazard Mitigation n/a
International Journal of Emergency Management 0.5
International Journal of Emergency Services 1.0
International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters n/a
International Journal of Natural Disasters & Health Security n/a
International Journal of Wildland Fire 3.1
Jamba: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 1.4
Journal of Applied Volcanology 0.731
Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning n/a
Journal of Climate 4.9
Journal of Climate Change and Health n/a
Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management 3.1
Journal of Disaster Research 0.8
Journal of Disaster Studies n/a
Journal of Emergency Management n/a
Journal of Environmental Management 8.7
Journal of Extreme Events n/a
Journal of Flood Risk Management 4.1
Journal of Geography & Natural Disasters n/a
Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 1.1
Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management n/a
Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research n/a
Journal of Natural Disaster Science n/a
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 3.8
Journal of Risk Research 5.1
Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering n/a
Journal of Traumatic Stress 3.3
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 2.9
Landslides 7.0
Natural Hazards 3.9
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 4.7
Natural Hazards Research n/a
Natural Hazards Review 3.2
Nature Climate Change 31.4
npj Natural Hazards n/a
Population and Environment 4.1
Pracademic Affairs n/a
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2.2
Progress in Disaster Science n/a
Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy 5.6
Risk Analysis 3.8
Risk, Hazards, & Crisis in Public Policy 3.5
Risks 1.9
Science of Tsunami Hazards n/a
Seismica n/a
Traumatology 3.2
Weather 1.9
Weather, Climate, and Society 2.2

*Impact factors measure the average number of yearly citations of articles published in each journal. This score is used to determine the relative importance of a journal within its field, with higher scores indicating a stronger impact. Impact factors were found using Journal Citation Reports. Journals with a "n/a" did not have an impact factor listed. This page was last updated on June 4, 2024.

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