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  • Assessment of how climate scientists communicate risk shows imperfections, improvements
    Scientists have long struggled to find the best way to present crucial facts about future sea-level rise, but are getting better at communicating more clearly, according to an international group of climate scientists, including a leading UB expert.
  • CGCH Graduate Research Grant 2023
    The UB Center for Geological and Climate Hazards is pleased to announce a research grant opportunity for graduate students to support research in any discipline that is related to natural hazards.
  • Boom goes the PETN explosive… at UB’s Geohazards Field Station
    Six explosions detonated in quick succession, throwing plumes of sand and crushed limestone into the air. Applause broke out. Then, about 50 people, mostly scientists interested in volcanoes, dispersed from their perch on a nearby slope to check on research equipment and scrutinize the crater left behind by the blasts.