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.

 

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https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/events/Pages/GSI-at-Data-Science-Festival-2019.aspxGSI at Data Science FestivalLecture Theatre, Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin D04 K7X42019-07-23T17:00:00.0000000Z2019-07-23T20:00:00.0000000Z

​Related programmes include Land Mapping, Geohazards, Groundwater and Marine.

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Donegal-Earthquake-April-29-2019.aspxIrish National Seismic Network (INSN) confirmed a M2.1 earthquake in Co Donegal on April 29 2019.29/04/2019 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Donegal-earthquake.aspxA magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred on the 7 April 2019 at 22:58:19 UTC (23:58:19 local time) 07/04/2019 23:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/Geology-of-the-Dingle-Peninsula.aspxGeology of the Dingle Peninsula - A field guide21/05/2018 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/Logistic-regression-model-for-detecting-radon-prone-areas-in-Ireland----Science-of-the-Total-Environment.aspxLogistic regression model for detecting radon prone areas in Ireland. 01/12/2017 00:00:00