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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
Groundwater Flooding


 

 

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/New-nationwide-geotechnical-products.aspxGeotechnical datasets release21/04/2024 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geological-Survey-Ireland-at-EGU2024.aspxGeological Survey Ireland at the EGU General Assembly 202401/04/2024 23:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Geoscience-for-Cities-Delivering-Europe’s-Sustainable-Urban-Future.aspxGeoscience for Cities: Delivering Europe’s Sustainable Urban Future22/03/2024 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Leaving_Certificate_Resource_booklet_2021.aspxGeoscience for Leaving Certificate Geography CPD Programme Resource Booklet26/04/2022 23:00:00