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Heads up! : early warning systems for climate-, water- and weather-related hazards

Author: Michael H Glantz
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This publication provides a review of early warning systems in operation, while exploring a range of hazards including hurricanes, heat waves, floods, droughts, tsunami and volcanoes.--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Geographic information systems
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heads up!.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009016299
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Glantz
ISBN: 9789280871388 9280871382
OCLC Number: 646837658
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 195 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Climate-, water- and weather-related hazards --
Too much, too little --
Global warming --
Earth hazards.
Responsibility: edited by Michael H. Glantz.

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