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Hydro-meteorological hazards, risks, and disasters

Author: Giuliano di Baldassarre; John F Shroder
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2014] ©2015
Series: Hazards and disasters series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major atmospheric disasters that have had and continue to have major implications for many of the world's people, such as floods and droughts. . This volume takes a geoscientific approach to the topic, while also covering current thinking about some directly relevant social scientific issues that can affect lives and property.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Paron, Paolo.
Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giuliano di Baldassarre; John F Shroder
ISBN: 9780123964700 0123964709
OCLC Number: 894171656
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages).
Contents: Flood processes and hazards / Alberto Viglione and Magdalena Rogger --
Measuring and mapping flood processes / Guy J.-P. Schumann, Paul D. Bates, Jeffrey C. Neal and Konstantinos M. Andreadis --
Paleoflood hydrology: reconstructing rare events and extreme flood discharges / Gerardo Benito and Andrés Díez-Herrero --
Global and low-cost topographic data to support flood studies / Kun Yan, Jeffrey C. Neal, Dimitri P. Solomatine and Giuliano Di Baldassarre --
Vulnerability and exposure in developed and developing countries: large scale assessments / S.F. Balica, Q. Dinh and I. Popescu --
Integrated risk assessment of water-related disasters / Carlo Giupponi, Vahid Mojtahed, Animesh K. Gain, Claudio Biscaro and Stefano Balbi --
KULTURisk methodology application: Ubaye Valley (Barcelonnette, France) / Micah Mukolwe, Guiliano Di Baldassarre and Thom Bogaard --
Floods and storms practical exercises / Amy Dabrowa, Jeffrey C. Neal and Paul D. Bates --
Drought monitoring and assessment: remote sensing and modeling approaches for the famine early warning systems networks / G.B. Senay, N.M. Velpuri, S. Bohms, M. Budde, C. Young, J. Rowland and J.P. Verdin --
Hydrological modeling for drought assessment / Shreehar Maskey and Patricia Trambauer.
Series Title: Hazards and disasters series.
Responsibility: volume editors, Paolo Paron, Giuliano Di Baldassarre.

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Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major atmospheric disasters that have had and continue to have major implications for many of the world's people, such as floods and droughts. . This volume takes a geoscientific approach to the topic, while also covering current thinking about some directly relevant social scientific issues that can affect lives and property. Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters also contains new insights about how climate change affects hazardous processes. For the first time, information on the many diverse topi.

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