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Main Title The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008 Anatomy of a Disaster / [electronic resource] :
Author Yong, Chen.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Place Published Berlin, Heidelberg
Year Published 2011
Subject Added Ent Geography.; Geology.; Physical geography.; Hydraulic engineering.; Environmental management.
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Collation XVI, 276 p. online resource.
Contents Notes Wenchuan earthquake -- Wenchuan earthquake:Seismological features -- Prediction efforts prior to Wenchuan earthquake -- Seismic Hazard Assessment -- Emergency response and Rescue -- Reconstruction of Wenchuan. "The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: An anatomy of disaster" gives a detailed account of the damage, seismology and tectonics of the event and discusses earthquake prediction, seismic hazard and risk management, the creation and implementation of building codes, and new practices used in rescue, relief and reconstruction. It will be of significant interest to researchers and practitioners engaged in seismology, geophysics, engineering, the social sciences, and disaster management and recovery. It also offers a valuable new and uniquely Chinese perspective with many insights for future mitigation of earthquake risk. Professor Yong Chen works for the China Earthquake Administration; Dr David C. Booth works for the British Geological Survey.
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Booth, David C.
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2011
BIB Level m
Medium computer
ISBN 9783642211591
OCLC Time Stamp 20140206182434
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 02584nam a22004935i 45