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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.

Coastal erosion
Tsunami insights into how the Earth works: embracing uncertainty by Prof. Chris Bean (DIAS)Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin D02 HH582018-09-25T17:00:00.0000000Z2018-09-25T19:00:00.0000000Z'-Night-2018.aspxResearchers' Night 2018: Volcanoes and Tsunamis in IrelandChrist Church Cathedral (Music Room), Wood Quay, Dublin 82018-09-28T18:00:00.0000000Z2018-09-28T20:00:00.0000000Z

Further information about the above topics can be found in the Geohazards, Marine and Groundwater programmes pages. hazard mapping in Ireland - Post-doctoral researcher position available16/08/2018 23:00:00 Environmental Geosciences Postgraduate Programme: 8 PhD studentships on offer27/05/2018 23:00:00 of the Dingle Peninsula-A field guide21/05/2018 23:00:00 regression model for detecting radon prone areas in Ireland. 01/12/2017 00:00:00