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Natural Disasters

  • Earthquake Monitoring and Seismic Hazard Mitigation in Balkan Countriesby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 129.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Earthquake Monitoring and Seismic Hazard Mitigation in Balkan Countries, Borovetz, Bulgaria, 11-18 September 2005 more...

  • Landslides in Cold Regions in the Context of Climate Changeby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book collects key case studies on landslides from cold regions all over the world, providing an overview which includes new trends concerning landslide occurrence and motion, which severely impact economic development and communities. more...

  • New Trends in Earth-Science Outreach and Engagementby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a prescriptive approach to communicating with the public, the media, and policy makers about the importance of Earth science in everyday life, from climate change to natural hazards. It presents key communication principles and practices. more...

  • Adapting to Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine diverse experiences, from severe storms to sea-level related hazards, droughts, heat waves, wildfires, floods, earthquakes and tsunami, in North America, Europe, Australasia,... more...

  • World Atlas of Natural Disaster Riskby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00

    This is the first English-language atlas to systematically introduce the environment, hazard, vulnerability and risk mapping for 11 natural disasters, i.e. earthquake, volcano, landslide, flood, storm surge, sand-dust storm, tropical cyclone, heat wave, cold wave, drought and wildfire, and risk mapping for multi-hazard disaster in the world. The above... more...

  • Tsunami and its Hazards in the Indian and Pacific Oceansby

    Birkhäuser Basel 2007; US$ 89.95

    This volume features contributions from the first Meeting of the Tsunami Commission after the big 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It presents consolidated findings based on hydrophone records, seismometer readings, and tide gauges. In addition, the volume provides reports of post-tsunami surveys and numerical simulations for tsunamis such as the... more...

  • Protection of Built Environment Against Earthquakesby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    Based on the International Workshop on Protection of Build Environment Against Earthquakes (August 2010) this volume explores the risk factors of earthquakes today. Topics include seismic hazard, earthquake models and ground motions, seismic performance assessment methods, and more. more...

  • Special Topics in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineeringby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book reports on important advances and developments over the past 15 years in earthquake geotechnical engineering, seismology and soil dynamics, benefiting a broad audience of geotechnical engineers, geologists and seismologists. more...

  • Lake Kivuby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This unique lake in the heart of Africa, harboring vast solutions of carbon dioxide and methane, is the most dangerous on Earth?and paradoxically a huge potential energy resource. This book covers many of its physical, geochemical and biological features. more...

  • Dating Torrential Processes on Fans and Conesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    Water-related processes represent major geomorphic hazards in most mountain areas of the world. This book reviews methods for the dating of historical events and examines the impact of past and potential future climate change on torrential processes. more...