Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Written By Wilfried Haeberli
Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0123964733
  • Pages : 812 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Wilfried Haeberli,Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-27
  • Total pages : 812
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly ...

Snow and Ice Related Hazards Risks and Disasters

Snow and Ice Related Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Wilfried Haeberli,Colin Whiteman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-02-12
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, Second Edition, provides you with the latest scientific developments in sea level rise, permafrost degradation, rock/ice avalanches, glacier surges, glacial lake outburst floods, ice shelf collapses, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness and mitigation. The book takes a geo-scientific approach to the ...

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  • Author : Mashael M. Al Saud
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-04-29
  • Total pages : 635
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This book introduces a comprehensive understanding in the use of space techniques in natural hazards and risk management in the MENA Region. The book is based on different case-studies from 25 MENA countries, and will be useful in highlighting the issues from all aspects. In recent years the number of natural ...

Climate Change Glacier Response and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya

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  • Author : RB Singh,Udo Schickhoff,Suraj Mal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-06
  • Total pages : 399
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This book provides information essential for anyone interested in climate and environmental change of the Himalayan region, including land and resource managers, environmental planners, conservationists, environmentalists, geographers, climatologists, ecologists, and students. The book is unique in its coverage of the current understanding of the science of climate change in the ...

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  • Author : Carina Hoorn,Allison Perrigo,Alexandre Antonelli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Mountains, Climate and Biodiversity: A comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis for students and researchers Mountains are topographically complex formations that play a fundamental role in regional and continental-scale climates. They are also cradles to all major river systems and home to unique, and often highly biodiverse and threatened, ecosystems. But how ...

Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-21
  • Total pages : 427
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This book is a part of ICL new book series “ICL Contribution to Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction” founded in 2019. Peer-reviewed papers submitted to the Fifth World Landslide Forum were published in six volumes of this book series. This book contains the followings: Part I with topics is mainly about landslides ...

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  • Author : John F. Shroder,Sher Jan Ahmadzai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-13
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Transboundary Water from Afghanistan: Climate Change, and Land-Use Implications brings together diverse factual material on the physical geography and political, cultural, and economic implications of Southwest Asian transboundary water resources. It is the outgrowth of long-term deep knowledge and experience gained by the authors, as well as the material developed ...

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  • Author : Tobias Heckmann,David Morche
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Total pages : 361
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This book discusses the recession of alpine glaciers since the end of the Little Ice Age (LIA), which has been accelerating in the past decades. It provides an overview of the research in the field, presenting definitions and information about the different proglacial areas and systems. A number of case ...

Disaster Management in the Complex Himalayan Terrains

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : South Asia, harboring the complex Himalayan terrains, has over one-fifth of the worlds population and is recognized as the most hazard-prone region of the world. The exponential increase in population with the consequent pressure on natural resources and continued high rates of poverty and food insecurity also makes this region ...

The High Mountain Cryosphere

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This edited volume, showcasing cutting-edge research, addresses two primary questions - what are the main drivers of change in high-mountains and what are the risks implied by these changes? From a physical perspective, it examines the complex interplay between climate and the high-mountain cryosphere, with further chapters covering tectonics, volcano-ice ...

Meltdown

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  • Author : Jorge Daniel Taillant
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-04
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : We hear about pieces of ice the size of continents breaking off of Antarctica, rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, and ice sheets in the Arctic crumbling to the sea, but does it really matter? Will melting glaciers change our lives? Absolutely. Glaciers are built and destroyed during ice ages ...

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  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-05-09
  • Total pages : 570
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : The Impacts of Climate Change: A Comprehensive Study of Physical, Biophysical, Social and Political Issues presents the very real issues associated with climate change and global warming and how it affects the planet and everyone on it. From a physical perspective, the book covers such topics as population pressures, food ...

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  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2021-04-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Download or read online Rock Avalanches written by O. Adrian Pfiffner,John Joseph Clague,Reginald Leonhard Hermanns,Tim Davies, published by Frontiers Media SA which was released on 2021-04-07. Get Rock Avalanches Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Alexander Kokhanovsky
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-24
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : This book is aimed at description of recent progress in radiative transfer, atmospheric remote sensing, snow optics, and light scattering. Light scattering/ radiative transfer and atmospheric optics research community will greatly benefit from the publication of this book....

250 Years of Industrial Consumption and Transformation of Nature Impacts on Global Ecosystems and Life

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  • Author : Hubert Engelbrecht
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-12-20
  • Total pages : 285
  • ISBN : 0123964733
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Summary : Anthropogenic changes in the environment, caused by 250 years of economic growth and utilization of fuel and mineral resources, have considerably impacted the natural environment. The resulting physical and chemical alterations to the Earth's sphere and our adaptive responses in the biosphere are detailed in this reference book. Readers will learn ...