Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Written By Paolo Papale
Volcanic Hazards  Risks and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0123964768
  • Pages : 532 pages
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Download or read book entitled Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters by author: Paolo Papale which was release on 29 October 2014 and published by Academic Press with total page 532 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters. Throughout the book case studies are presented of historically relevant volcanic and seismic hazards and disasters as well as recent catastrophes, such as Chile’s Puyehue volcano eruption in June 2011. Puts the expertise of top volcanologists, seismologists, geologists, and geophysicists selected by a world-renowned editorial board at your fingertips Presents you with the latest research—including case studies of prominent volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters—on causality, economic impacts, fatality rates, and earthquake preparedness and mitigation Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, and video captures of hazardous processes support you in grasping key concepts

Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Volcanic Hazards  Risks and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Papale
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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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 ...

Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Papale
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-12-04
  • Total pages : 708
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters expands and complements the subject and themes in Volcanic Hazards, Risks and Disasters. Together, the two volumes represent an exhaustive compendium on volcanic hazards, risks, and disasters. Volume two presents a comprehensive picture of the volcano dynamics relevant for volcanic hazard ...

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 : 0123964768
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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 : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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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 ...

Monitoring and Mitigation of Volcano Hazards

Monitoring and Mitigation of Volcano Hazards
  • Author : Roberto Scarpa,Robert I. Tilling
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 842
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : By the year 2000, the number of people at risk from volcanic hazards is likely to increase to around half a billion. Since 1980, significant advances have been made in volcano monitoring, the data from which provides the sole scientific basis for eruption prediction. Here, internationally renowned and highly experienced specialists provide 25 ...

Wildfire Hazards Risks and Disasters

Wildfire Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Douglas Paton,Sarah McCaffrey,Petra T. Buergelt,Fantina Tedim
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-10-13
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : More than 90% of wildfires are caused by human activity, but other causes include lighting, drought, wind and changing weather conditions, underground coal fires, and even volcanic activity. Wildfire Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, one of nine volumes in the Elsevier Hazards and Disasters series, provides a close and detailed examination of ...

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 : 0123964768
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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 ...

Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk

Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk
  • Author : Susan C. Loughlin,Robert Stephen John Sparks,Steve Sparks,Sarah K. Brown,Susanna F. Jenkins,Charlotte Vye-Brown
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-24
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : The first comprehensive assessment of global volcanic hazards and risk, with detailed regional profiles, for the disaster risk reduction community. Also available as Open Access....

World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk

World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk
  • Author : Peijun Shi,Roger Kasperson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-03-11
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : This is the first English-language atlas to systematically introduce the environment, hazard, vulnerability and risk mapping for 11 natural disasters, i.e. earthquake, volcano, landslide, flood, storm surge, sand-dust storm, tropical cyclone, heat wave, cold wave, drought and wildfire, and risk mapping for multi-hazard disaster in the world. The above 11 hazards ...

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 : 0123964768
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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 ...

Social Dimensions of Volcanic Hazards Risk and Emergency Response Procedures in Southern Iceland

Social Dimensions of Volcanic Hazards  Risk and Emergency Response Procedures in Southern Iceland
  • Author : Deanne Katherine Bird,Macquarie University. Department of Environment and Geography
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : The Katla volcano in southern Iceland is one the most hazardous in the country. Frequent, destructive eruptions producing catastrophic jokulhlaup (glacial outburst floods), tephra fall and lightning hazards pose a serious risk to many local communities. Extensive geological and geophysical research details the current state of Katla and provides insights ...

Wildfire Hazards Risks and Disasters

Wildfire Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Douglas Paton
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : More than 90% of wildfires are caused by human activity, but other causes include lighting, drought, wind and changing weather conditions, underground coal fires, and even volcanic activity. Wildfire Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, one of nine volumes in the Elsevier Hazards and Disasters series, provides a close and detailed examination of ...

Observing the Volcano World

Observing the Volcano World
  • Author : Carina J. Fearnley,Deanne K. Bird,Katharine Haynes,William J. McGuire,Gill Jolly
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-13
  • Total pages : 771
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : This open access book provides a comprehensive overview of volcanic crisis research, the goal being to establish ways of successfully applying volcanology in practice and to identify areas that need to be addressed for future progress. It shows how volcano crises are managed in practice, and helps to establish best ...

Disaster Risk Reduction for the Built Environment

Disaster Risk Reduction for the Built Environment
  • Author : Lee Bosher,Ksenia Chmutina
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-06-12
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Between 2010 and 2015 the world experienced 530 disaster events that affected 140 million people, killed 78,000people and caused US$151bn in damages, figures that are testament to the significant and increasingly negative impactsthat disasters have globally. Disaster Risk Reduction for the Built Environment provides a multi-facetted introduction to how a wide range of ...

Geomorphology and Natural Hazards

Geomorphology and Natural Hazards
  • Author : Timothy R. Davies,Oliver Korup,John J. Clague
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-05
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Natural disasters are occasional intense events that disturb Earth's surface, but their impact can be felt long after. Hazard events such as earthquakes, volcanos, drought, and storms can trigger a catastrophic reshaping of the landscape through the erosion, transport, and deposition of different kinds of materials. Geomorphology and Natural Hazards: ...