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
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters written by Paolo Papale which was release on 29 October 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 ...

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 ...

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Wildfire Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Douglas Paton
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-20
  • 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 ...

Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk

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  • 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....

Born of Fire

Born of Fire
  • Author : Robert I. Tilling
  • Publisher : Enslow Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Discusses different kinds of volcanoes, their causes, and the various igneous rocks which they produce....

Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Wilfried Haeberli,Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-27
  • Total pages : 812
  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Author : Chishitsu Chōsajo (Japan)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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  • Author : Report (Chishitsu Chōsajo (Japan))
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Robert L. Kovach
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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  • Author : James Schwab,Jim Schwab,Kenneth C. Topping,Charles C. Eadie,Robert E. Deyle,Richard A. Smith
  • Publisher : Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : This comprehensive handbook for disaster response and recovery can help community leaders and planners educate their constituencies on how informed decisions and choices can affect the rebuilding process and yield a safer, more sustainable community. It includes a primer in disaster operations, a planner's tool kit for both emergency and ...

Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards
  • Author : José Simão Antunes Do Carmo
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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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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  • Author : Harry Ward Richardson,Peter Gordon,James Elliott Moore
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Hurricane Katrina was a pivotal event in the history of disaster mismanagement, whose impact will be felt well into the future. The papers in this volume explore key policy implications arising from the storm and its aftermath....