Natural Hazards And Disasters

Author: Donald Hyndman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305581695
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From timely information on recent natural disasters in the United States and around the world to insights on earthquakes associated with fracking, this fascinating book provides the up-to-date information you need to analyze potential ...

Natural Hazards

Author: Edward A. Keller
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315508680
Size: 80.44 MB
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The book is designed for a course in natural hazards for non-science majors, and a primary goal of the text is to assist instructors in guiding students who may have little background in science to understand physical earth processes as ...

Natural Hazards

Author: Graham A. Tobin
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572300620
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Adopting an integrated approach to natural hazards that incorporates facets of both the physical and social sciences, this text examines how different societies have responded to such extremes of nature.

Natural Hazards

Author: David M. Chapman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195508093
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Bushfires, floods, hurricanes and earthquakes are natural phenomena, inspiring both fear and dread when human life or property is affected.

Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters

Author: United Nations
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821380508
Size: 40.92 MB
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"A combination of case studies, data on many scales, and application of economic principles...[this report] provides an understanding of the relative roles of the market, government intervention, and social institutions in determining and ...

At Risk

Author: Piers Blaikie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134887078
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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.

Natural Hazards Second Edition

Author: Burrell E. Montz
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462529186
Size: 48.72 MB
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Revised edition of: Natural hazards: explanation and integration / Graham A. Tobin and Burrell E. Montz. c1997.

Natural Hazards

Author: Simon Ross
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748739516
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Focusing on natural hazards, this is part of an A-Level Geography series which presents a wide range of detailed case studies.

Coping With Natural Hazards

Author: Khadg Singh Valdiya
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125027355
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This book is a collection of twenty one papers presented during the symposium on Coping with Natural Hazards at University of Pune on 5 and 6 October 2001.