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  • Environmental Geography of South Asiaby R.B. Singh; Pawel Prokop

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 189.89

      This volume synthesizes critical environmental challenges of dynamic earth and human environment systems in South Asia emphasizing geographical dimensions. It deals with spaceborne monitoring, climate, ecohydrology, forests and biodiversity, land-use and land-cover change (LUCC), natural hazards, and disasters in order to contribute towards a sustainable... more...

  • Faces from the Floodby Richard Moore; Jay Barnes

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    On September 16, 1999, rainfall from Hurricane Floyd swelled North Carolina's rivers, flooding tens of thousands of homes, businesses, and communities across the eastern third of the state; taking 52 lives; and causing an estimated $6 billion in damages. Faces from the Flood is a compelling look back at the state's most destructive natural disaster,... more...

  • North Carolina's Hurricane Historyby Jay Barnes

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    North Carolina's Hurricane History charts the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel State from the colonial era through Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, two of the costliest hurricanes on record. Drawing on news reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions, hurricane historian Jay Barnes... more...

  • Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threatby Robert Clark

    IT Governance Ltd 2016; US$ 45.95

    Pandemics are by their nature widespread, indiscriminate and impossible to prevent. How would your business fare if most of your workforce were incapacitated by an unexpected incident? Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threat  considers the corporate impact of pandemics and shows how best to prepare for and mitigate their effects. more...

  • Natural Hazardsby Edward A. Keller; Duane E. DeVecchio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Natural Hazards: Earth Processes as Hazards, Disasters and Catastrophes , Fourth Edition, is an introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology, hydrology, meteorology,... more...

  • Desastres naturales que marcaron la historia (Unforgettable Natural Disasters)by Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The world around us is more powerful than we know. Discover how earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and more have affected people and places around the world. Through Spanish-translated informational text, vivid images, and stunning facts and charts, readers will learn about disasters such as The Great Potato Famine, Hurricane Katrina,... more...

  • Unforgettable Natural Disastersby Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The world around us is more powerful than we know. Discover how earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and more have affected people and places around the world. Through informational text, vivid images, and stunning facts and charts, readers will learn about disasters such as The Great Potato Famine, Hurricane Katrina, Mount St. Helens,... more...

  • The Ends of the Worldby Peter Brannen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.99

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  • Fire in California's Ecosystemsby Neil G. Sugihara; Jan van Wagtendonk; Kevin E. Shaffer; JoAnn Fites-Kaufman; Andrea E. Thode

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00

    Fire is both an integral natural process in the California landscape and growing threat to its urban and suburban developments as they encroach on wildlands. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject, this comprehensive volume, an ideal text and authoritative reference tool, is the first to synthesize our knowledge of the science,... more...

  • Seismic Waves and Rays in Elastic Mediaby M.A. Slawinski

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 190.00

    This book seeks to explore seismic phenomena in elastic media and emphasizes the interdependence of mathematical formulation and physical meaning. The purpose of this title - which is intended for senior undergraduate and graduate students as well as scientists interested in quantitative seismology - is to use aspects of continuum mechanics, wave theory... more...