Special Issue

Hazards and Society

About this Special Issue

Submission deadline 31 December 2021

As population expands and climate changes, more people than ever before will become exposed and vulnerable to environmental hazards. Moving forwards, multidisciplinary analysis that integrates Earth science, social science, communication, policy and engineering will be vital for effective disaster risk reduction and the development of sustainable, resilient communities.

This Special Issue aims to highlight how environmental hazards and risk interact with society, to showcase the important role that Earth Science plays in our socio-economic resilience to environment hazards.

We invite contributions (new research, reviews, and perspectives) to this Special Issue from a range of Earth science and related fields, including - but not limited to - the topics listed below. We particularly welcome multidisciplinary contributions that bring together different perspectives from natural and social sciences, engineering, industry and policy.

- Disaster Risk Reduction
- Impacts of hazards on society; past, present and future
- Vulnerability, resilience and sustainable cities
- Hazard engineering and impact on infrastructure
- Seismic hazards
- Volcanic hazards
- Meteorological and hydrological hazards
- Landslide hazards
- Marine hazards
- Multi-hazard scenario analysis
- Hazard, uncertainty and risk communication and outreach
- Hazards and climate change

Authors are invited to submit papers for consideration via the Journal’s submission platform here.
The initial deadline for submissions is 31 December 2021.

For more information about the Journal scope, article types, and article processing charges, see here.


Keywords: hazards, environmental hazards, seismic hazards, volcanic hazards, meteorological hazards, hydrological hazards, Landslide hazards, Marine hazards, climate change, risk reduction, risk communication, sustainable cities


Important Note: All contributions to this Special Issue must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Geological Society Of London reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

Submission deadline 31 December 2021

As population expands and climate changes, more people than ever before will become exposed and vulnerable to environmental hazards. Moving forwards, multidisciplinary analysis that integrates Earth science, social science, communication, policy and engineering will be vital for effective disaster risk reduction and the development of sustainable, resilient communities.

This Special Issue aims to highlight how environmental hazards and risk interact with society, to showcase the important role that Earth Science plays in our socio-economic resilience to environment hazards.

We invite contributions (new research, reviews, and perspectives) to this Special Issue from a range of Earth science and related fields, including - but not limited to - the topics listed below. We particularly welcome multidisciplinary contributions that bring together different perspectives from natural and social sciences, engineering, industry and policy.

- Disaster Risk Reduction
- Impacts of hazards on society; past, present and future
- Vulnerability, resilience and sustainable cities
- Hazard engineering and impact on infrastructure
- Seismic hazards
- Volcanic hazards
- Meteorological and hydrological hazards
- Landslide hazards
- Marine hazards
- Multi-hazard scenario analysis
- Hazard, uncertainty and risk communication and outreach
- Hazards and climate change

Authors are invited to submit papers for consideration via the Journal’s submission platform here.
The initial deadline for submissions is 31 December 2021.

For more information about the Journal scope, article types, and article processing charges, see here.


Keywords: hazards, environmental hazards, seismic hazards, volcanic hazards, meteorological hazards, hydrological hazards, Landslide hazards, Marine hazards, climate change, risk reduction, risk communication, sustainable cities


Important Note: All contributions to this Special Issue must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Geological Society Of London reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

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