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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/Icelandic-and-Italian-volcanoes-vie-for-attention!-.aspxKrýsuvík volcanic area, Iceland15/03/2021 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Minister-OBrien-launches-a-pyrite-research-call.aspxMinister O’Brien launches a call for research in defective concrete blocks and pyritic hardcore22/02/2021 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Gort-Lowlands-Groundwater-Flood-Modelling.aspxGort Lowlands Groundwater Flood Modelling Report18/02/2021 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Application-of-airborne-radiometric-surveys-for-large-scale-geogenic-radon-potential-classification.aspxNew paper published on innovation in radon mapping, adding value to legacy airborne radiometric data22/09/2020 23:00:00