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Natural Disasters Author: D.E. Alexander
Title: Natural Disasters
ISBN: 0412047519
ISBN13: 978-0412047510
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Pages: 632 pages
Publisher: Springer; 1999 edition (September 30, 1993)
Language: English
Category: Engineering & Transportation
Size PDF version: 1261 kb
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Subcategory: Engineering

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Here is a comprehensive overview of the geophysical, technological, and social aspects of natural disasters. This book systematically reviews the agents of natural catastrophes - earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, drought, hurricanes, erosion, fires, etc. - in terms of their geophysical processes and effects. The human impact and response is examined from various perspectives, including damage and the urban environment, the logistics of planning and emergency action, medical emergencies and the epidemiology of disasters, the Third World, and socio-economic consequences. The author's unique interdisciplinary perspective helps the reader to achieve a clear perspective on natural disasters and possible strategies against them.