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Natural hazards

by David Chapman

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Published by Oxford University Press in South Melbourne, New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural disasters.,
    • Emergency management.,
    • Natural disasters -- Australia.,
    • Emergency management -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [158]-168) and index.

      StatementDavid Chapman.
      SeriesMeridian, Meridian (Melbourne, Vic.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB5014 .C47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6823695M
      ISBN 100195508092
      LC Control Number00304973

      This volume investigates the interdisciplinary and cross-cutting challenges in the risk analysis of natural hazards. It brings together leading minds in engineering, science, philosophy, law, and the social sciences. Parts I and II of this volume explore risk assessment, first by providing an. Of course, a human dimension to natural hazards has long been well accepted. After all, it is only when the natural processes threaten loss of life, damage to property, or disruption of.

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      The book is designed for a course in natural hazards for non-science majors, and a primary goal of the text is to assist instructors in guiding students who may have little background in science to understand physical earth processes as natural hazards and their consequences to society. The Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards effectively captures and integrates contributions from an international portfolio of almost specialists whose range of expertise addresses over topics pertinent to the field of natural hazards. Disciplinary barriers are overcome in this comprehensive treatment of the subject matter.


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