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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‘Particle models of large-scale volcanic instability’ by Claire Harnett (University College Dublin)online2020-12-04T13:00:00.0000000Z2020-12-04T14:00:00.0000000Z Coastal Erosion from Space Workshop - Irelandonline2020-12-10T09:45:00.0000000Z2020-12-10T13:00:00.0000000Z

Further information about the above topics can be found in the Geohazards, Marine and Groundwater programmes pages. Things to Know About Flood and Drought on RTÉ 126/11/2020 00:00:00 2020 - Geoscience for Policy20/11/2020 00:00:00 paper published on innovation in radon mapping, adding value to legacy airborne radiometric data22/09/2020 23:00:00 Project: Monitoring, Modelling and Mapping Karst Groundwater Flooding in Ireland02/07/2020 23:00:00