Exploring Natural Hazards: A Case Study Approach

  • 出版商: Chapman and Hall/CRC
  • 出版日期: 2018-03-16
  • 售價: $5,411
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$5,140
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 376
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 1138054429
  • ISBN-13: 9781138054424

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商品描述

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.