Climatic Hazards in Coastal Bangladesh

Written By Bimal Paul
Climatic Hazards in Coastal Bangladesh
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 September 2016
  • ISBN : 0128046120
  • Pages : 342 pages
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Download or read book entitled Climatic Hazards in Coastal Bangladesh by author: Bimal Paul which was release on 28 September 2016 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 342 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Coastal Hazards in Bangladesh: Non-Structural and Structural Solutions provides a review of the study of Bangladesh’s coastal region, an area whose location and physical geography present the prefect microcosm for the study of coastal hazards and for the development of tactics that are applicable to regions around the world. The book presents engineers, scientists, and planners with the necessary tools and planning solutions used to combat coastal vulnerabilities in Bangladesh. Divided into seven chapters, it begins with a critical overview of cyclone and storm surge disasters, focusing on both engineering responses and public preparedness programs to such events. In addition, engineering recommendations are provided for further reduction of their impacts, such as erosion, accretion, and land subsidence, and numerical models are introduced to assess flood induced hazard and risk, flood-induced design loads, and how to intervene in protecting key installations, infrastructures, and communities. Provides engineers, scientists, and planners with the necessary tools and planning solutions they need to address the coastal vulnerabilities presented by floods, cyclones, and storm surge Includes engineering recommendations on how to reduce coastal hazards and their impact Explores the topic of sea level rise and the effect of salt water intrusion on fresh water and the surrounding soil Examines land uses in the coastal zones, their trend, and their effects on coastal zones

Climatic Hazards in Coastal Bangladesh

Climatic Hazards in Coastal Bangladesh
  • Author : Bimal Paul,Harun Rashid
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Coastal Hazards in Bangladesh: Non-Structural and Structural Solutions provides a review of the study of Bangladesh’s coastal region, an area whose location and physical geography present the prefect microcosm for the study of coastal hazards and for the development of tactics that are applicable to regions around the world. ...

Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate Change in Bangladesh
  • Author : Harun Rasid,Bimal Paul
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2013-11-26
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : This book provides an essential interdisciplinary text on climate change and sea level rise in Bangladesh for undergraduate and graduate students of geography, environmental studies, sociology, anthropology, political science and others. Furthermore, it is an invaluable resource for managers and planners of the government of Bangladesh and several international agencies, ...

Assessing Natural Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Mitigation Strategies in the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh

Assessing Natural Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Mitigation Strategies in the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh
  • Author : MD Mokhlesur Rahman
  • Publisher : Open Dissertation Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : This dissertation, "Assessing Natural Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Mitigation Strategies in the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh" by Md Mokhlesur, Rahman, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has ...

Climate Environmental Hazards and Migration in Bangladesh

Climate  Environmental Hazards and Migration in Bangladesh
  • Author : Max Martin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-20
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : The apocalyptic visions of climate change that are projected in the media often involve extreme weather events, disasters and mass migration of poor people. This book takes a critical look at this notion, drawing on research in Bangladesh, a country located at the heart of debates on climate change and ...

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments
  • Author : Troy Sternberg
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-01-20
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global events highlight how hazards can lead to significant ...

Disasters Gender and Access to Healthcare

Disasters  Gender and Access to Healthcare
  • Author : Nahid Rezwana
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal region of Bangladesh, considered as one of the most disaster-prone regions ...

Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh

Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh
  • Author : Salim Momtaz,Masud Shameem
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-10
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and Adaptation in Coastal Regions provides a conceptual and empirical framework for understanding the vulnerability of coastal communities in Bangladesh to multiple stressors and presents the process by which rural households adapt their livelihoods. The livelihoods of the poor people in many developing countries ...

People s Perception on Climate Change Vulnerabilities of South West Coastal Bangladesh

People s Perception on Climate Change Vulnerabilities of South West Coastal Bangladesh
  • Author : Sumon Kumar Biswas,Ajita Mitra
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2016-08-03
  • Total pages : 76
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Master's Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject Geography / Earth Science - Demographics, Urban Management, Planning, , language: English, abstract: This study aims to measure the people’s perception regarding climate change vulnerabilities in south-west coastal Bangladesh. The broader objective of the study is to assess the climate induced vulnerabilities and ...

Artisan Fishers Perceptions Of and Adaptation To Climate Change in the Southeast Coast of Bangladesh

Artisan Fishers  Perceptions Of  and Adaptation To  Climate Change in the Southeast Coast of Bangladesh
  • Author : Zaheed Hasan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Climate change has been identified as one of the most defining challenges of the twenty first century to the wellbeing of humans and ecology systems. The new Climate Change Vulnerability Index, released by the Global risks advisory firm Maplecroft ranked Bangladesh as one of the most vulnerable countries in the ...

Climate Change as Popular Science

Climate Change as Popular Science
  • Author : Harun Rashid,Alan Bauld
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : We define popular science as interpretations of scientific concepts in plain language (i.e., in nontechnical language) for the general audience, who may or may not have a background in science. Climate Change As popular Science (CCAPS) is a nontechnical interpretation of climate change science, intended for the general audience. ...

The Sundarbans A Disaster Prone Eco Region

The Sundarbans  A Disaster Prone Eco Region
  • Author : H.S. Sen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-04
  • Total pages : 654
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : This book explores the Sundarbans eco-region from a trans-boundary perspective, examining the cross-country interaction that helps planners to develop more efficient coastal zone planning for the delta. The dynamic ecosystem of the Sundarbans is considered the largest coastal delta in the world. It is located in the Bay of Bengal ...

Vulnerability of Bangladesh to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

Vulnerability of Bangladesh to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Climate Change Impacts and Women s Livelihood

Climate Change Impacts and Women   s Livelihood
  • Author : Salim Momtaz,Muhammad Asaduzzaman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Very few studies have been conducted to explore the vulnerability of women in the context of climate change. This book addresses this absence by investigating the structure of women’s livelihoods and coping capacity in a disaster vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh. The research findings suggest that the distribution of ...

Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change

Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Author : Sarah Boulter,Jean Palutikof,David John Karoly,Daniela Guitart
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-14
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what moves people to adapt, which adaptive activities succeed and which fail, and the underlying reasons, and the factors that determine when adaptation is required ...

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Climate Change Hazards and Adaptation Strategies of Coastal Community
  • Author : Khan Mousumee
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-06-19
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 0128046120
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Summary : Bangladesh is vulnerable to climate change related hazards mainly due to her geographic location. The objective of this paper is to assess climate change hazards in the study area, to explore climate change hazards related risks or impacts of poor people living in that area, to identify ongoing adaptation strategies ...