Exploring Natural Hazards: A Case Study Approach

1st Edition

Darius Bartlett, Ramesh Singh

Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published March 16, 2018
Reference - 358 Pages - 31 Color & 75 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138054424 - CAT# K33068

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This book addresses natural hazards from a scientific and applied engineering perspective. It provides information on the physics and physical processes of a range of natural phenomena that pose hazards to human society, including tropical cyclones, droughts, floods, and lightning. It highlights the current state of research on hazards discussed and deals primarily with their understanding, monitoring, and risk mitigation. Emphasis is on prediction techniques and accuracy, assessments and recent improvements in early warning systems. Using examples and case studies from around the world, the authors present environmental issues in a way that is accessible to readers working in the field.


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