Hydro Meteorological Hazards Risks and Disasters

Written By Paolo Paron
Hydro Meteorological Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0123964709
  • Pages : 312 pages
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Download or read book entitled Hydro Meteorological Hazards Risks and Disasters by author: Paolo Paron which was release on 28 October 2014 and published by Academic Press with total page 312 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major atmospheric disasters that have had and continue to have major implications for many of the world’s people, such as floods and droughts. . This volume takes a geoscientific approach to the topic, while also covering current thinking about some directly relevant social scientific issues that can affect lives and property. Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters also contains new insights about how climate change affects hazardous processes. For the first time, information on the many diverse topics relevant to professionals is aggregated into one volume. Contains contributions from experts in the field selected by a world-renowned editorial board Cutting-edge discussion of natural hazard topics that affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of humans worldwide Numerous full-color tables, GIS maps, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs of hazardous processes in action

Hydro Meteorological Hazards Risks and Disasters

Hydro Meteorological Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Paron,Giuliano Di Baldassarre
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-28
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major atmospheric disasters that have had and continue to have major implications for many of the world’s people, such as floods and droughts. . This volume takes a geoscientific approach to the topic, while also covering current thinking about some ...

Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 762
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly ...

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-11-13
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for ...

Biological and Environmental Hazards Risks and Disasters

Biological and Environmental Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Ramesh Sivanpillai,John F. Shroder
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Biological and Environmental Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major disasters of the biosphere that have significant implications for many of the world's people: plagues and pandemics, wildfires, non-native species, deforestation, desertification, and locusts. This fascinating volume from Elsevier's Hazards and Disasters Series takes a geoscientific approach ...

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies,John F. Shroder
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 473
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they're often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for more ...

Hydrometeorological Hazards

Hydrometeorological Hazards
  • Author : Philippe Quevauviller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-10-24
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme climatic events. ...

Earthquake Hazard Risk and Disasters

Earthquake Hazard  Risk  and Disasters
  • Author : Max Wyss,John F. Shroder
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Total pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Earthquake Hazard, Risk, and Disasters presents the latest scientific developments and reviews of research addressing seismic hazard and seismic risk, including causality rates, impacts on society, preparedness, insurance and mitigation. The current controversies in seismic hazard assessment and earthquake prediction are addressed from different points of view. Basic tools for ...

Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Wilfried Haeberli,Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-02-26
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, Second Edition, provides you with the latest scientific developments in sea level rise, permafrost degradation, rock/ice avalanches, glacier surges, glacial lake outburst floods, ice shelf collapses, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness and mitigation. The book takes a geo-scientific approach to the ...

Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Wilfried Haeberli,Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-27
  • Total pages : 812
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly ...

Inaugural Section Special Issue

Inaugural Section Special Issue
  • Author : Deodato Tapete
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-02-22
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : This book collects selected high-quality papers published in 2018–2020 to inaugurate the “Natural Hazards” Section of the Geosciences journal. The topics encompass: trends in publications at international level in the field of natural hazards research; the role of Big Data in natural disaster management; assessment of seismic risk through the understanding ...

Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Pakistan

Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Pakistan
  • Author : Atta-Ur- Rahman,Amir Nawaz Khan,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-01-20
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : This book is a pioneering regional work and provides a balanced approach of theory and practice in disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Pakistan. The book analytically discusses the status of DRR and draws examples and lessons from national and community-level programs and projects and events in the country. The book ...

Climate Change Disaster Risks and Human Security

Climate Change  Disaster Risks  and Human Security
  • Author : Juan M. Pulhin,Makoto Inoue,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : This book explores how climate change and disaster risks threaten human security in Asia. Climate change and disaster risks have emerged as major human security challenges in the twenty-first century, and are an imminent “threat multiplier” with the potential to harm the vital core of human life and curtail people’...

Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Sub Saharan Africa

Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : World Bank
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : This policy note is a preliminary effort to present a body of knowledge on the state of disaster risk financing and insurance in Sub-Saharan Africa. It aims to contribute to a strengthened understanding and collective knowledge within Sub-Saharan Africa on disaster risk financing and insurance, and to encourage open dialogue ...

Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia

Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia
  • Author : Douglas Paton,Saut Sagala, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2018-08-20
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Indonesia's history of disasters, and particularly the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004, triggered numerous changes not only to Indonesian disaster management and its associated legislative frameworks, but also to its community-based initiatives. The citizens face many challenges from diverse, complex and evolving hazards, emanating from geological, terrestrial, hydro-meteorological hazards, and climate ...

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0123964709
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Summary : Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they’re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for ...