Integrating Disaster Science and Management
  • Release Date : 04 May 2018
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 486 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128120576
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Download or read book entitled Integrating Disaster Science and Management by author: Pijush Samui which was release on 04 May 2018 and published by Elsevier with total page 486 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Integrated Disaster Science and Management: Global Case Studies in Mitigation and Recovery bridges the gap between scientific research on natural disasters and the practice of disaster management. It examines natural hazards, including earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, and uses integrated disaster management techniques, quantitative methods and big data analytics to create early warning models to mitigate impacts of these hazards and reduce the risk of disaster. It also looks at mitigation as part of the recovery process after a disaster, as in the case of the Nepal earthquake. Edited by global experts in disaster management and engineering, the book offers case studies that focus on the critical phases of disaster management. Identifies advanced techniques and models based on natural disaster science for forecasting disasters and analyzing risk Offers a holistic approach to the problem of disaster management, including preparation, recovery, and resilience Includes coverage of social, economic, and environmental impacts on disasters