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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008 Anatomy of a Disaster / [electronic resource] :
Type EBOOK
Author Yong, Chen.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Booth, David C.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2011
Call Number GB5000-5030
ISBN 9783642211591
Subjects Geography. ; Geology. ; Physical geography. ; Hydraulic engineering. ; Environmental management.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21159-1
Collation XVI, 276 p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
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.
Place Published Berlin, Heidelberg
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2011
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140206182434
Language eng
Origin SPRINGER
Type EBOOK
OCLC Rec Leader 02584nam a22004935i 45