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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Environmental hazards : assessing risk and reducing disaster /
Author Smith, Keith,
Publisher Routledge,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 43787678
ISBN 0415224632; 9780415224635; 0415224640; 9780415224642
Subjects Natural disasters. ; Milieurampen. ; Risicoanalyse. ; Natuurrampen. ; Catastrophes naturelles--Lutte contre. ; Naturskader.
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ELBM  GB5014.S6 2002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/01/2014
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xxiv, 392 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-380).
Contents Notes
Pt. I. The nature of hazard. 1. Hazard in the environment. 2. Dimensions of disaster. 3. Risk assessment and disaster management. 4. Adjustment to hazard: accepting and sharing the loss. 5. Adjustment to hazard: reducing the loss. -- pt. II. The experience and reduction of hazard. 6. Tectonic hazards: earthquakes. 7. Tectonic hazards: volcanoes. 8. Mass movement hazards. 9. Severe storm hazards. 10. Biophysical hazards: temperature extremes, epidemics and wildfires. 11. Hydrological hazards: floods. 12. Hydrological hazards: droughts. 13. Technological hazards. 14. Conclusion.