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Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards

Although Ireland does not experience many direct effects of the Earth's most destructive natural hazards, we are indirectly affected by phenomena such as volcanic ash (e.g. the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland in 2010).

Other hazards, such as sinkholes, landslides and flooding are more frequent in Ireland.

Earthquakes
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Landslides
Coastal erosion
Sinkholes
Volcanoes
Tsunami

 

 

Further information about the above topics can be found in the Geohazards, Marine and Groundwater programmes pages.

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geological-Survey-Ireland-releases-groundwater-flooding-maps-and-live-turlough-data-service.aspxGeological Survey Ireland releases groundwater flooding maps and live turlough data service13/07/2020 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Leitrim-landslide.aspxLandslide in north Leitrim, June 202029/06/2020 23:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/GWFlood-Project-Monitoring-Modelling-and-Mapping-Karst-Groundwater-Flooding-in-Ireland.aspxGWFlood Project: Monitoring, Modelling and Mapping Karst Groundwater Flooding in Ireland02/07/2020 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Climate-Research-Coordination-Group-2019-Annual-Report.aspxClimate Research Coordination Group 2019 Annual Report28/06/2020 23:00:00