What is RISKNAT?
In 2001, the Research Group of Superficial Geodynamic Processes (GEOSUPER Group) became RISKNAT, Consolidated Research Group by the Generalitat of Catalonia. RISKNAT Group performs research activity related to geodynamic phenomena associated with natural hazards (avalanches, rockfalls, landslides, floods and earthquakes).
It is made up by several researchers from the Departament de Dinàmica de la Terra i de l'Oceà at the Facultat de Ciències de la Terra, Universitat de Barcelona whose work is on topics stated before and they are organised on several teams along with the different research fields. RISKNAT has coordinated a Network of Natural Hazards of Catalonia consists of 11 groups from various agencies and institutions.