Natural Hazard Preparedness and Mitigation

Description

The massive devastation of lives and properties as a result of natural disasters has shifted the focus towards developing and promoting disaster management programs around the globe. This book aims to offer a comprehensive overview of the various natural hazard preparedness measures and awareness programs from different regions of the world. The topics included herein provide an insight into the current progress of the field such as designing and developing state-of-the-art technologies for detection of various kinds of disasters, monitoring and modelling of natural hazards and their impacts, environmental awareness, implementation and critical assessment of natural hazard mitigation strategies, etc. Researchers and students seeking detailed knowledge of this field, would find this book an invaluable source of reference.

Details

Author(s)
Rosalina Peters
Format
Hardback | 202 pages
Dimensions
216 x 279 x 13mm | 762g
Publication date
31 May 2016
Publisher
Syrawood Publishing House
Publication City/Country
United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, color
ISBN10
1682860450
ISBN13
9781682860458