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Natural Hazards
Cambridge University Press (2005)

This revised edition, first published in 2005, is a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary treatment of...

Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America

Acts of God (2nd ed.)

The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America

Oxford University Press (2000)

In this eye-opening volumn, eminent environmental historian Ted Steinberg explains how much of the...

Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Towards Disaster Resilient Societies

Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards

Towards Disaster Resilient Societies

United Nations University Press (2006)

A seemingly non-stop series of disasters has shown that societies worldwide seem unprepared for the...

At Risk: Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters

At Risk (2nd ed.)

Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters

Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon and 2 more...
Taylor and Francis (2003)

The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes...

Taylor and Francis (2014)

Mountains represent one of the most inspiring and attractive natural features on the surface of the...

Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction
Taylor and Francis (2012)

The Handbook provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for hazard and disaster...

Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America

Cartographies of Danger

Mapping Hazards in America

University of Chicago Press (2008)

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

Geophysical Hazards: Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Awareness

Geophysical Hazards

Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Awareness

Springer Netherlands (2010)

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

Large-Scale Disasters: Prediction, Control, and Mitigation

Large-Scale Disasters

Prediction, Control, and Mitigation

Cambridge University Press (2008)

A review volume presenting research into the prediction, prevention or mitigation of large-scale...

Environmental Hazards: Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster

Environmental Hazards (6th ed.)

Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster

Taylor and Francis (2013)

The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of...