Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners

Written By Miguel Esteban
Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 29 July 2015
  • ISBN : 0128012706
  • Pages : 788 pages
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners by author: Miguel Esteban which was release on 29 July 2015 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 788 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The world’s population is expected to increase to over 8 billion by 2020. About 60% of the total population of the world lives in coastal areas and 65% of the cities with a population of over 2.5 million are located in coastal areas. Written by an international panel of experts in the fields of engineering and risk management, The Handbook of Coastal Disasters Mitigation presents a coherent overview of 10 years of coastal disaster risk management and engineering, during which some of the most relevant events of recent time have taken place, including the Indian Ocean tsunami, hurricanes Katrina and Sandy in the United States or the 2011 Japanese tsunami. International case studies offer practical lessons on how disaster resilience can be improved in the future Contains tools and techniques for analyzing and managing the risk of coastal disasters Provides engineering measures for mitigating coastal vulnerability to tsunamis, tropical cyclones, and hurricanes Includes crucial tactics for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the infrastructure

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners
  • Author : Miguel Esteban,Hiroshi Takagi,Tomoya Shibayama
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-07-29
  • Total pages : 788
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : The world’s population is expected to increase to over 8 billion by 2020. About 60% of the total population of the world lives in coastal areas and 65% of the cities with a population of over 2.5 million are located in coastal areas. Written by an international panel of experts in the fields of ...

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
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  • Total pages : 1776
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Summary : The handbook contains a comprehensive compilation of topics that are at the forefront of many of the technical advances in ocean waves, coastal, and ocean engineering. More than 110 internationally recognized authorities in the field of coastal and ocean engineering have contributed articles in their areas of expertise to this handbook. ...

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  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-28
  • Total pages : 262
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Summary : Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims countless lives worldwide each year. Beginning in 2008 at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London this book contains papers presented at the 5th conference in the successful series on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response. When flooding occurs in populated areas, it can cause ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15
  • Total pages : 410
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Summary : This book sheds new light on the limits of adaptation to anthropogenic climate change. The respective chapters demonstrate the variety of and interconnections between factors that together constitute the constraints on adaptation. The book pays special attention to evidence that illustrates how and where such limits have become apparent or ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-16
  • Total pages : 568
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Summary : Coastal Zone Management: Global Perspectives, Regional Processes, Local Issues brings together a vast range of interdisciplinary data on coastal zones in a concise, yet exhaustive format that will be useful to students, researchers, and teachers. The book contains several focused sections, all of which include individual chapters written by subject ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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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. ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-07-13
  • Total pages : 370
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Summary : This book presents selected papers from the 7th International Conference on Water and Flood Management,with a special focus on Water Security under Climate Change, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh in March 2019. The biennial conference is organized by Institute of Water and Flood Management of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. ...

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  • Author : Takashi Mino
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 196
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  • Author : Beard, Jon W.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-02-19
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : Properly addressing a crisis requires more than just guesswork and a reaction; it requires a properly structured approach supported by good information. With the rapid evolution of information systems and information technology, including hardware, software, the internet, and communications capabilities, there are abundant opportunities to apply these technology capabilities and ...

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  • Author : Martin Marriott
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-05-02
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : This is an update of a classic textbook covering a core subject taught on most civil engineering courses. The sixth edition contains substantial worked example sections with an online solutions manual....

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  • Author : Alphose Zingoni
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation comprises 360 papers that were presented at the Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-7 September 2016). The papers reflect the broad scope of the SEMC conferences, and cover a wide range of engineering structures (...

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  • Author : Kyung-duck Suh,Eric C Cruz,Yoshimitsu Tajima
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2017-09-21
  • Total pages : 952
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : This is the proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts. The conference focuses on coastal engineering and related fields among Asian and Pacific countries/regions. It includes the classical topics of the coastal engineering as well as topics on coastal environment, marine ecology, coastal oceanography, and ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-27
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : A comprehensive guide to managing and mitigating natural disasters Recent years have seen a surge in the number, frequency, and severity of natural disasters, with further increases expected as the climate continues to change. However, advanced computational and geospatial technologies have enabled the development of sophisticated early warning systems and ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 0128012706
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Summary : This book builds up on the experience and lessons learnt by academics at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) at the University of Tokyo. A number of scholars in the new field of sustainability science describe how field methods and exercises are carried out in this ...