Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research by new professionals. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change, and tornadoes, among others. Remaining sections include topics such as socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research is intended to serve as a consolidated resource for academics, students, and researchers to learn about the most pressing issues in natural hazard research today. Provides a platform for readers to keep up-to-date with the interdisciplinary research that new professionals are producing Covers the multidisciplinary perspectives of the hazards and disasters field Includes international perspectives from new professionals around the world, including developing countries

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  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 454 pages
  • ISBN : 0128162651
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 07 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research by new professionals. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change, and tornadoes, among others. Remaining sections include topics such as socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research is intended to serve as a consolidated resource for academics,

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change and tornadoes, among other topics. Remaining sections cover socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. This book will serve as a consolidated resource for academics, students and researchers who are eager to learn about the most

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Defining Disaster
  • Author : Aronsson-Storrier, Marie,Dahlberg, Rasmus
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 18 January 2022
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This timely book unpacks the idea of ‘disaster’ from a variety of approaches, broadening understanding and improving the usability of this complex and often contested concept. Including multidisciplinary perspectives from leading and emerging scholars, it offers reflections on how the concept of disaster has been shaped by and within various fields of research, providing complementary and thought-provoking comparisons across many domains.

Disaster Response and Recovery

Disaster Response and Recovery
  • Author : David A. McEntire
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 December 2021
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DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY The new edition of the standard textbook in the field, updated with new studies and practical guidelines for reacting to the complexities of today’s disasters Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience provides a thorough overview of the challenges and functions of the emergency management profession, covering the various types of disasters, theoretical frameworks, the different individuals and agencies involved, technological tools, practical response measures, and more. Written by a recognized leader in

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Hazards and Society

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Hazards and Society
  • Author : Tara K. McGee,Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 June 2022
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This Handbook provides a state-of-the-science review of research and practice in the human dimensions of hazards field. The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Hazards and Society reviews and assesses existing knowledge and explores future research priorities in this growing field. It showcases the work of international experts, including established researchers, future stars in the field, and practitioners. Organised into four parts, all chapters have an international focus, and many include case studies from around the world. Part I explains geophysical and

Climate Vulnerability and Resilience in the Global South

Climate Vulnerability and Resilience in the Global South
  • Author : G. M. Monirul Alam,Michael O. Erdiaw-Kwasie,Gustavo J. Nagy,Walter Leal Filho
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 21 August 2021
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This book provides hands-on conceptual, theoretical, and case study discussions on vulnerability and resilience in the global south. This book covers the core of adaptation strategies in developing countries context in an easy-to-follow theoretical and empirical examples. This book shares contemporary approaches on vulnerability, adaptation strategies, and resilience, which aim to assist its targeted audience (academics, policymakers, and practitioners) to understand and make informed decisions in a wide variety of real-world resilience situations.

Handbook of Disaster Research

Handbook of Disaster Research
  • Author : Havidan Rodriguez,Enrico L. Quarantelli,Russell Dynes
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 November 2009
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This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with theoretical, methodological, and practical applications. Attention is given to conceptual issues dealing with the concept "disaster" and to methodological issues relating to research on disasters. These include Geographic Information Systems as a useful research tool and its implications for future research. This seminal work is the first interdisciplinary collection of disaster research

Disaster Prevention

Disaster Prevention
  • Author : Kelman Ilan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 November 2015
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Leading editors have curated collections of important Routledge research in ebook form to share recommended paths to understanding cutting-edge topics. In this book Ilan Kelman presents his guide to the must-read research on the subject of Disaster Prevention.

Geophysical Hazards

Geophysical Hazards
  • Author : Tom Beer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 25 June 2010
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The International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) was established as a means of raising worldwide public and political awareness of the vast, though frequently under-used, potential the Earth Sciences possess for improving the quality of life of the peoples of the world and safeguarding Earth’s rich and diverse environments. The International Year project was jointly initiated in 2000 by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and the Earth Science Division of the United Nations Educational, Scienti?c and Cultural

Handbook of Disaster Research

Handbook of Disaster Research
  • Author : Havidán Rodríguez,William Donner,Joseph E. Trainor
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 November 2017
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This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with theoretical, methodological, and practical applications. Attention is given to conceptual issues dealing with the concept "disaster" and to methodological issues relating to research on disasters. These include Geographic Information Systems as a useful research tool and its implications for future research. This seminal work is the first interdisciplinary collection of disaster research

Disaster Management

Disaster Management
  • Author : Alejandro López-Carresi,Maureen Fordham,Ben Wisner,Ilan Kelman,Jc Gaillard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 November 2013
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There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural hazards, disaster risk management and reduction and developments studies, opening up new insights in accessible language with practical applications. It also offers to academics

Disaster Research

Disaster Research
  • Author : Rasmus Dahlberg,Olivier Rubin,Morten Thanning Vendelø
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 September 2015
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Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key approaches to disaster research from a range of different, but often complementary academic disciplines. Each chapter presents distinct approaches to disaster research that is anchored in a particular discipline; ranging from the law of disasters and disaster historiography to disaster

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Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World
  • Author : Mark Pelling
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 August 2003
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The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s. At the same time, the global economic growth rate per capita is twice its 1960s value. Does this mean economic growth is independent of the impacts of natural disaster? Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World is the first book to acknowledge the full implications of globalization for disaster and development. The contributors to this book fully examine: global processes and how