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- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available
A profoundly moving, piercingly frank memoir of grief -- of learning to live with grief -- that begins in Sri Lanka on December 26, 2004, when the author lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Frequent updating of existing interpretation codes and routines is a prerequisite for modern seismogram interpretation and research. The primary goal of this book is to present in a rather tutorial form all the necessary information and techniques pertinent to essential seismogram interpretation. The treatment is descriptive rather then mathematical,... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Based on exclusive interviews with survivors, rescuers, and with the families and friends of victims of Queensland?s catastrophic summer of 2011, this is a powerful account of human courage. Of all the stories to emerge from the disaster the most dramatic and starkly tragic were those that took place in Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley. On January... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 111.00
Those who survive major earthquakes often report the occurrence of mysterious phenomena beforehand — unusual animal and plant behavior, lightning, strange clouds and malfunctioning electrical appliances. In fact these stories are legendary the world over. But are they merely legends? Are the many people who report them just superstitious or... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 140.00
Since the publication of the successful first edition of Earthquake Protection there have been 110 lethal earthquakes, killing 130 000 people; there have also been significant developments in the field of earthquake risk management, particularly in the modelling and analysis of risk for insurance and financial services. Furthermore, major earthquake... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.00
In 1969, five young men from Montana set out to accomplish what no one had before: to scale the sheer north face of Mt. Cleveland, Glacier National Park's tallest mountain, in winter. Two days later tragedy struck: they were buried in an avalanche so deep that their bodies would not be discovered until the following June. The White Death is the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 148.00
VESUVIUS 2000 is an interdisciplinary project aimed at producing a safe and prosperous habitat for the people living around Vesuvius. To produce this environment requires an effective collaboration between the experts and the public, whereby the danger from the volcano is used to reorganize the territory and thus produce new opportunities for the people... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 30.00
Este libro, ilustrado con múltiples ejemplos de investigaciones de campo, resume la información más pertinentes y útil del impacto de los desastres en la salud pública. Está dividido en cuatro secciones que tratan asuntos generales, eventos geofísicos, problemas relacionados con el clima y desastres generados por el hombre. La discusión se inicia con... more...