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  • La gestion de cadaveres en situaciones de desastreby OPS

    Pan American Health Organization 2006; US$ 16.00

    Esta guía de campo para personal no especializado ofrece orientaciones prácticas que facilitarán la recuperación, identificación básica, almacenamiento, la disposición, y en conjunto, la gestión adecuada de los cadáveres después de los desastres. También hace sugerencias sobre la forma de brindar ayuda a los familiares y de comunicarse con el público... more...

  • The Role of Laboratories and Blood Banks in Disaster Situationsby PAHO

    Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 30.00

    This disk contains: A technical publication that summarizes the function of laboratories and blood banks in disaster situations, and the actions they can take to be better prepared. A PowerPoint presentation for training purposes, which can be used in seminars and courses. A special script on the content of the presentation. more...

  • Modern Global Seismologyby Thorne Lay; Terry C. Wallace

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 118.00

    Intended as an introduction to the field, Modern Global Seismology is a complete, self-contained primer on seismology. It features extensive coverage of all related aspects, from observational data through prediction, emphasizing the fundamental theories and physics governing seismic waves--both natural and anthropogenic. Based on thoroughly class-tested... more...

  • Not Just the Levees Brokeby Phyllis Montana-Leblanc; Spike Lee

    Atria Books 2008; US$ 14.00

    Called "one of the rawest specimens of classic Nawlins spitfire you'll ever find" by Newsweek , and featured in Spike Lee's HBO documentary When the Levees Broke , Phyllis Montana-Leblanc gives an astounding and poignant account of how she and her husband lived through one of our nation's worst disasters, and continue to put their lives back together.... more...

  • Advances in Geophysicsby LEE

    Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95

    ADVANCES IN GEOPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT 2 more...

  • The 1755 Lisbon Earthquakeby Carlos Sousa Oliveira; Joao Azevedo

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    The 1755 earthquake and tsunami were influential not only in Portugal but in all European and North African countries where the devastating effects were felt. The entire world was deeply impressed and the discussion of its causes generated a large amount of scientific and metaphysical speculation. It inspired philosophers, poets and writers. The socio-economic... more...

  • Risk Analysis Vby V. Popov; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 320.00

    As modern society evolves, new types of hazards are introduced and consequently new research is needed to quantify these risks and prepare adequate mitigation strategies. Covering a series of important topics of current research interest and with practical applications, this book examines all aspects of risk analysis and hazard mitigation, ranging... more...

  • Hurricane Almanacby Bryan Norcross

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 20.99

    Essential Information from CBS News' Hurricane Analyst   Bryan Norcross's pioneering and courageous TV coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 helped millions of people in Florida cope with the killer storm. This revised and updated version of last year's popular almanac adds detailed stories of the powerful hurricanes of the past that would be catastrophes... more...

  • Armageddon Scienceby Brian Clegg

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    An exploration of the terrifying threats to our world that fill today?s headlines:  from global warming epidemic to the threat of nuclear weapons and the risk posed by the leading edge devices like the Large Hadron Collider.  Armageddon Science by Brian Clegg is everything you want to know about potential man-made disaster.     Climate change.... more...

  • Tree Rings and Natural Hazardsby Markus Stoffel; Bollschweiler Bollschweiler; David R. Butler; Brian H. Luckman

    Springer 2010; US$ 329.00

    The initial employment of tree rings in natural hazard studies was simply as a dating tool and rarely exploited other environmental information and records of damage contained within the tree. However, these unique, annually resolved, tree-ring records preserve valuable archives of past earth-surface processes on timescales of decades to centuries.... more...