Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

Written By Gero Michel
Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0128040939
  • Pages : 338 pages
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Download or read book entitled Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters by author: Gero Michel which was release on 29 August 2017 and published by Elsevier with total page 338 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies. It also provides further insight into the shortcomings of current models and examines model risk and ideas to diversify risk assessment. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters instructs readers on how to assess, price and then hedge the losses from natural and manmade catastrophes. This book reviews current model development and science and explains recent changes in the catastrophe modeling space, including new initiatives covering uncertainty and big data in the assessment of risk for insurance pricing and portfolio management. Edited by a leading expert in both hazards and risk, this book is authored by a global panel including major modeling vendors, modeling consulting firms, and well-known catastrophe modeling scientists. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters provides important insight into how models are used to price and manage risk. Includes high profile case studies such as the Newcastle earthquake, Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina Provides crucial information on new ideas and platforms that will help address the new demands for risk management and catastrophe risk reporting Presents the theory and practice needed to know how models are created and what is and what is not important in the modeling process Covers relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters
  • Author : Gero Michel
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies. It ...

Catastrophe Modeling

Catastrophe Modeling
  • Author : Patricia Grossi,Howard Kunreuther
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-01-27
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Based on the research that has been conducted at Wharton Risk Management Center over the past five years on catastrophic risk. Covers a hot topic in the light of recent terroristic activities and nature catastrophes. Develops risk management strategies for reducing and spreading the losses from future disasters. Provides glossary ...

At Risk

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural events are not disasters until ...

Coastal and Marine Hazards Risks and Disasters

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  • Author : Jean Ellis,Douglas J. Sherman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, ...

Hazards Analysis

Hazards Analysis
  • Author : John C. Pine
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-10
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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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 : 2007-12-14
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Stefan Hochrainer develops a catastrophe risk management model. It illustrates which trade-offs and choices a country must make in managing economic risks due to natural disasters. Budgetary resources are allocated to pre-disaster risk management strategies to reduce the probability of financing gaps. The framework and model approach allows cross country ...

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  • Author : Guy J-P. Schumann,Paul D. Bates,Heiko Apel,Giuseppe T. Aronica
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-07-18
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Global Flood Hazard Subject Category Winner, PROSE Awards 2019, Earth Science Selected from more than 500 entries, demonstrating exceptional scholarship and making a significant contribution to the field of study. PROSE Award Finalist 2019 Association of American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence Flooding is a costly natural disaster in terms of ...

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  • Author : Piers M. Blaikie,Terry Cannon,Ian Davis,Ben Wisner
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Examines the significance of the human factor which is as much of a cause of disasters as the natural environment. Practical and policy conclusions are drawn with a view to disaster reduction and the promotion of safer environments....

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Natural Hazards
  • Author : José Simão Antunes Do Carmo
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : This book addresses different aspects of natural hazards and vulnerabilities, with a focus on prevention and protection. It consists of nine chapters, five on flood events addressing vulnerabilities, risk assessments, impacts, sensitivity analyses, and mitigation measures, two on climate change and reconstruction of natural hazard events such as avalanches and ...

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Earthquake Hazard  Risk and Disasters
  • Author : Max Wyss
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-16
  • Total pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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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 ...

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  • Author : Giuseppe Forino,Sara Bonati,Lina Maria Calandra
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-01-29
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both conceptualize and contextualize risks and disasters as currently experienced and managed into social systems. Contributions ...

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Volcanic Hazards  Risks and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Papale
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in volcano and volcanic research, including causality, impacts, preparedness, risk analysis, planning, response, recovery, and the economics of loss and remediation. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while integrating the social and economic issues related to ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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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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  • Author : Yasuhide Okuyama,Stephanie E. Chang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2004-05-18
  • Total pages : 323
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : This book brings together a collection of innovative papers on strategies for analyzing the spatial and economic impacts of disasters. Natural and human-induced disasters pose several challenges for conventional modeling. For example, disasters entail complex linkages between the natural, built, and socio-economic environments. They often create chaos and economic disequilibrium, ...

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  • Author : Begoña Vitoriano,Javier Montero,Da Ruan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-01-26
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 0128040939
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Summary : Disaster management is a process or strategy that is implemented when any type of catastrophic event takes place. The process may be initiated when anything threatens to disrupt normal operations or puts the lives of human beings at risk. Governments on all levels as well as many businesses create some ...