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- Pitchstone Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
Comparing the views of religion and science on the end of the world, this book argues we are worried about precisely the wrong scenarios Presenting the most comprehensive yet accessible exploration of beliefs about the end times to date , The End looks at both religious and secular apocalypses. It places contemporary existential anxieties,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book lays a foundation for formulating depth-averaged equations describing shallow geophysical mass flows - landslides, avalanches or debris flows. Offering detailed derivation of model equations, its stimulating examples show how the models are applied. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00
The book emphasizes a contemporary view on the role of higher level fusion in designing crisis management systems, and provide the formal foundations, architecture and implementation strategies required for building dynamic current and future situational pictures, challenges of, and the state of the art computational approaches to designing such processes.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99
This manuscript sets out a process for estimating fatalities in collapsed buildings due to ground shaking in an earthquake. The aim of this research is to supplement current earthquake loss estimation with fatality rates (percentage of occupants killed) for use in models which are based on recent empirical information on deaths from earthquakes. This... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 129.95
Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation provides readers with a much needed, reliable, and up-to-date history of the region, including descriptions and parameters of the main events from pre-history to the present that are supported by parametric catalogues, pictorial material, and examples of instrumental... more...
- 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 $6 billion in damages. Faces from the Flood is a compelling look back at the state's most destructive natural disaster,... more...
Geostatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the EnvironmentSpringer International Publishing 2015; US$ 399.00
These proceedings of the IAMG 2014 conference in New Delhi explore the current state of the art and inform readers about the latest geostatistical and space-based technologies for assessment and management in the contexts of natural resource exploration, environmental pollution, hazards and natural disaster research. The proceedings cover 3D visualization,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure, can affect millions. Even if there is no change in the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book aims to serve as an essential reference to facilitate civil engineers involved in the design of new conventional (ordinary) reinforced concrete (R/C) buildings regulated by the current European EC8 (EN 1998-1:2004) and EC2 (EN 1992-1-1:2004) codes of practice. The book provides unique step-by-step flowcharts which take the reader through... more...