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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/10-Things-to-Know-About-Geohazards.aspx10 Things to Know About.... Geohazards16/11/2021 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/DECC-and-Geological-Survey-Ireland-Support-Irish-Science-Participation-in-Ocean-Research.aspxDECC and Geological Survey Ireland Support Irish Science Participation in Ocean Research09/11/2021 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Briefing-Note-No4-Coastal.aspxBriefing Note No4 Coastal Change02/12/2021 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