Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Written By Paolo Papale
Volcanic Hazards  Risks and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0123964768
  • Pages : 532 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters written by Paolo Papale which was release on 29 October 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in volcano and volcanic research, including causality, impacts, preparedness, risk analysis, planning, response, recovery, and the economics of loss and remediation. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while integrating the social and economic issues related to volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters. Throughout the book case studies are presented of historically relevant volcanic and seismic hazards and disasters as well as recent catastrophes, such as Chile’s Puyehue volcano eruption in June 2011. Puts the expertise of top volcanologists, seismologists, geologists, and geophysicists selected by a world-renowned editorial board at your fingertips Presents you with the latest research—including case studies of prominent volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters—on causality, economic impacts, fatality rates, and earthquake preparedness and mitigation Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, and video captures of hazardous processes support you in grasping key concepts

Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Volcanic Hazards  Risks and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Papale
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in volcano and volcanic research, including causality, impacts, preparedness, risk analysis, planning, response, recovery, and the economics of loss and remediation. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while integrating the social and economic issues related to ...

Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards Risks and Disasters

Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Paolo Papale
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-12-04
  • Total pages : 708
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Forecasting and Planning for Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters expands and complements the subject and themes in Volcanic Hazards, Risks and Disasters. Together, the two volumes represent an exhaustive compendium on volcanic hazards, risks, and disasters. Volume two presents a comprehensive picture of the volcano dynamics relevant for volcanic hazard ...

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 : 0123964768
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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 ...

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies,Nick Rosser
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-17
  • Total pages : 696
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Landslide Hazards, Risks and Disasters 2nd edition makes a broad but detailed examination of major aspects of mass movements and their consequences, and provides knowledge to form the basis for more complete and accurate monitoring, prediction, preparedness and reduction of the impacts of landslides on society. The frequency and intensity ...

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 : 0123964768
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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 ...

Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk

Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk
  • Author : Susan C. Loughlin,Robert Stephen John Sparks,Steve Sparks,Sarah K. Brown,Susanna F. Jenkins,Charlotte Vye-Brown
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-24
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : The first comprehensive assessment of global volcanic hazards and risk, with detailed regional profiles, for the disaster risk reduction community. Also available as Open Access....

Doubly Stochastic Models for Volcanic Hazard Assessment at Campi Flegrei Caldera

Doubly Stochastic Models for Volcanic Hazard Assessment at Campi Flegrei Caldera
  • Author : Andrea Bevilacqua
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : This study provides innovative mathematical models for assessing the eruption probability and associated volcanic hazards, and applies them to the Campi Flegrei caldera in Italy. Throughout the book, significant attention is devoted to quantifying the sources of uncertainty affecting the forecast estimates. The Campi Flegrei caldera is certainly one of ...

Coastal and Marine Hazards Risks and Disasters

Coastal and Marine Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Jean Ellis,Douglas J. Sherman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, ...

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 : 2017-11-13
  • Total pages : 812
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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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 ...

Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Modelling

Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Modelling
  • Author : Kirsten Mitchell-Wallace,Matthew Jones,John Hillier,Matthew Foote
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : This book covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of catastrophe modelling for insurance industry practitioners and public policymakers. Written by authors with both academic and industry experience it also functions as an excellent graduate-level text and overview of the field. Ours is a time of unprecedented levels of risk ...

The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes

The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes
  • Author : Haraldur Sigurdsson,Bruce Houghton,Steve McNutt,Hazel Rymer,John Stix
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-06
  • Total pages : 1456
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring features of the physical world. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic beauty and powerful, sometimes deadly, destructiveness. Notwithstanding the tremendous advances in volcanology since ancient times, some of the mystery surrounding volcanic eruptions remains today. The Encyclopedia ...

Japan and Natural Disasters

Japan and Natural Disasters
  • Author : Jean-Francois Heimburger
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Japan is one of those countries most often affected by powerful natural hazards: earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, typhoons, heavy rains, heavy snowfall, tornadoes, etc. The Archipelago is considered a very advanced country in terms of forecasting, prevention and management of natural disasters. A detailed analysis of the reality of recent ...

Defining Disaster

Defining Disaster
  • Author : Aronsson-Storrier, Marie,Dahlberg, Rasmus
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-01-18
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : 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 ...

Natural Hazard Uncertainty Assessment

Natural Hazard Uncertainty Assessment
  • Author : Karin Riley,Peter Webley,Matthew Thompson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-12
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Uncertainties are pervasive in natural hazards, and it is crucial to develop robust and meaningful approaches to characterize and communicate uncertainties to inform modeling efforts. In this monograph we provide a broad, cross-disciplinary overview of issues relating to uncertainties faced in natural hazard and risk assessment. We introduce some basic ...

Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Author : Carina Fearnley,Emily Wilkinson,Catherine J. Tillyard,Stephen J. Edwards
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-08
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0123964768
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Summary : Building upon presentations given during the conference on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for Natural Hazards: Putting Research into Practice’, held at University College London in November 2009, the articles collected in this book examine how natural hazards research is accessed and used by practitioners and decision-makers, and conversely, how policy and practice ...