Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

Written By B. John Garrick
Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 July 2021
  • ISBN : 0123746019
  • Pages : 351 pages
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Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks
  • Author : B. John Garrick,Robert F. Christie
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 0123746019
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Summary : One of the first books to address both natural and human generated disasters, topics include events such as pandemic diseases, climate changes, major hurricanes, super earthquakes, mega tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, industrial accidents and terrorist attacks. Case studies appear at the end of the book allowing engineers to see how these ...

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury USA
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Total pages : 240
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Summary : Approaches to Enterprise Risk Management is a multi-author book written by leading experts in the field of risk management including Aswath Damodoran, John C. Groth and David Shimko. It is a valuable tool that enables you to assess the potential business threats, both from within your organization and from external ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Total pages : 784
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Summary : Introduces risk assessment with key theories, proven methods, and state-of-the-art applications Risk Assessment: Theory, Methods, and Applications remains one of the few textbooks to address current risk analysis and risk assessment with an emphasis on the possibility of sudden, major accidents across various areas of practice—from machinery and manufacturing ...

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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Total pages : 272
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Summary : How knowing the extreme risks of climate change can help us prepare for an uncertain future If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-27
  • Total pages : 505
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Summary : This book presents an overview of the risks involved in modern electricity production, delivery and trading, including technical risk in production, transportation and delivery, operational risk for the system operators, market risks for traders, and political and other long term risks in strategic management. Using decision making under uncertainty as ...

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  • Release Date : 2011-06-15
  • Total pages : 288
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
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  • Total pages : 393
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Summary : This volume presents reflections on a variety of environmental issues in South-Eastern Europe from diverse contemporary scientific disciplines. The contributions address many crucial issues including national environmental policies, economic instruments for preventing crimes against the environment, international waste trafficking, threats to air, water and soil due to mining, management of ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-26
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 0123746019
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Summary : ​This book describes argumentative tools and strategies that can be used to guide policy decisions under conditions of great uncertainty. Contributing authors explore methods from philosophical analysis and in particular argumentation analysis, showing how it can be used to systematize discussions about policy issues involving great uncertainty. The first part ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-10
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0123746019
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Summary : The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards Analysis: Reducing ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-07-08
  • Total pages : 416
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-26
  • Total pages : 424
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Summary : The Public Relations Handbook, 6th edition provides an engaging, in-depth exploration of the dynamic and ever-evolving public relations industry. Split into four parts exploring key conceptual themes in public relations, the book offers an overview of topics including strategic public relations, politics and the media; media relations in the social ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Total pages : 400
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  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-07-17
  • Total pages : 1216
  • ISBN : 0123746019
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Summary : Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter ...