Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes are potentially devastating events, but they are also instrumental in shaping the Earth and life as we know it.
Investigate these powerful phenomena and other natural hazards, and explore their impacts.
Find out what causes volcanic eruptions and how they can benefit as well as threaten humans.
Unearth the geological processes that cause the ground to shake. How do scientists locate and measure them?
Discover what causes tsunamis and how people living in risk areas can protect themselves.
As well as damaging property, floods have wide-ranging consequences for wildlife and local environments.
Discover how hurricanes form, and which parts of the world are most affected.
Wild fires can be very destructive but they are an important part of the lifecycle of some trees.