Natural Disasters and Extreme Events in Agriculture : Impacts and Mitigation

Book Cover Natural Disasters and Extreme Events in Agriculture : Impacts and Mitigation

Description

Agricultural production is highly sensitive to weather and climate-related disasters such as drought, storm and flood. While it is not possible to prevent the occurrence of natural disasters, the resultant disastrous effects can be reduced mitigated through proper planning and effective preparation. This book, based on a gathering of experts in Beijing, discusses ways to reduce the vulnerability of agriculture to disaster and extreme events, both by accurate and timely warning, and by impact-reducing countermeasures.

Details

Author(s)
Mannava V. K. Sivakumar, Raymond P. Motha, Haripada P. Das
Format
Paperback | 367 pages
Dimensions
155 x 235 x 20.57mm | 599g
Publication date
13 Oct 2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Imprint
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Publication City/Country
Berlin, Germany
Language
English
Edition Statement
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Illustrations note
23 Tables, black and white; XXII, 367 p.
ISBN10
3642061338
ISBN13
9783642061332