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  • 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$ 19.99

    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$ 131.00

    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...

  • Unforgettable Natural Disastersby Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials 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...

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

    Teacher Created Materials 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...

  • The Ends of the Worldby Peter Brannen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.99

    As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse of our increasingly dangerous future Our world has ended... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Natural Hazards focuses on hazards as the interface between humanity and its needs for space and resources, as well as on the ongoing geologic processes of Earth and features many new Canadian examples and discussions while retaining the best U.S. and international illustrations. The third Canadian edition strikes an ideal balance between the scientific... more...

  • Ruthless Tideby Al Roker

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 17.99

    A gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in US history—from New York Times bestselling author, NBC Host, and legendary weather authority Al Roker. May 1889: After a deluge of rainfall—nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours—swelled the Little Conemaugh River, panicked engineers watched helplessly as swiftly... more...

  • Participatory Mangrove Management in a Changing Climateby Rajarshi DasGupta; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 152.84

    This book outlines the performance and management of mangroves in the changing climatic scenario of the Asia-Pacific region and draws examples and lessons from the national and community-driven mangrove conservation programs of relevant countries including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines,... more...