Natural Disasters

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The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

The Next Catastrophe

Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

Princeton University Press (2011)
US$18.15

Charles Perrow is famous worldwide for his ideas about normal accidents, the notion that multiple...

The Day the World Ended: The Mount Pelée Disaster: May 7, 1902

The Day the World Ended

The Mount Pelée Disaster: May 7, 1902

Open Road Media (2014)
US$7.99

The true story of a horrifying natural disaster—and the corruption that made it worse—by the New...

Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America

Cartographies of Danger

Mapping Hazards in America

University of Chicago Press (2008)
US$30.00

No place is perfectly safe, but some places are more dangerous than others. Whether we live on a...

Severe Weather
National Geographic Society (2013)
US$3.99

Severe weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes have increased fourfold in the last two decades,...

Instrumentation in Earthquake Seismology
Springer Netherlands (2010)
US$97.02

This work offers a unique coverage of modern seismic instrumentation. It provides not only detailed...

Geophysical Hazards: Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Awareness

Geophysical Hazards

Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Awareness

Springer Netherlands (2010)
US$111.52

In this book, geoscientists, social scientists, and those involved in both the administration of...

Horses of the Storm: The Incredible Rescue of Katrina's Horses

Horses of the Storm

The Incredible Rescue of Katrina's Horses

Eclipse Press (2008)
US$9.99

On August 29, 2005, the United States suffered one of the nation’s worst natural disasters when...

Contextualizing Disaster
Berghahn Books (2016)
US$29.95

Contextualizing Disaster offers a comparative analysis of six recent "highly visible" disasters and...

Humanitarian Assistance in Disaster Situations: A Guide for Effective Aid
Pan American Health Organization (1999)
US$12.00

These are some examples of the practical advice and recommendations offered in the Guide for...

The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us about the Apocalypse

The End

What Science and Religion Tell Us about the Apocalypse

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...