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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 96.90
This book presents the latest research developments in geoinformation science, including such sub-disciplines of the field as geomatic engineering, GIS, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, digital cartography and more. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.20
This book presents the latest research developments in geoinformation science, including such sub-disciplines as geomatic engineering, GIS, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, digital cartography and more. more...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 129.20
This book highlights research in flood related areas and sustainable management conducted by researchers around the world, compiling their innovative work in order to share best practices for managing floods and recommended flood solutions. The individual papers cover the fundamentals and latest advances in the areas of flood research and management,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
Edward Elgar (1857-1934) is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating, important, and influential figures in the history of British music. He rose from humble beginnings and achieved fame with music that to this day is beloved by audiences in England, and his work has secured an enduring legacy worldwide. Leading scholars examine the composer's life... more...
- SPB Academic Publishing BV 2001; US$ 85.00
Introduction Increasing conflagrations of forests and other lands throughout the world during the 1980s and 1990s have made fires in forest and other vegetation emerge as an important global concern. Both the number and severity of wildfires (accidental fires) and the application of fire for land-use change, seem to have increased dramatically compared... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 96.90
This book examines strong-motion networks around the globe, covering issues related to designing, maintaining and disseminating information. It details projects carried out within the context of arrays deployed for seismic risk studies in metropolitan areas. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 75.36
During the past years, Saudi Arabia has been affected by particularly severe torrential rains and floods. This book presents an in-depth and all-encompassing study on the floods that occurred in the Jeddah area in 2009 and 2011, including water-flow mechanisms, state-of-the-art techniques for flood assessment, flood control and appropriate management... more...