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Hydrometeorological hazards : interfacing science and policy

Author: Ph Quevauviller
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014.
Series: Hydrometeorological extreme events.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hydrometeorological hazards.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014
(DLC) 2014045297
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ph Quevauviller
ISBN: 9781118629543 111862954X
OCLC Number: 896126481
Description: pages cm.
Contents: A historic experience for a strengthened resilience : European societies in front of hydro-meteors 16th-20th centuries / Emmanuel Garnier --
Current understanding of climate change impacts on extreme events / Richard Harding, Nick Reynart and Alison Kay --
Common features to different hydrometeorological events and knowledge integration / Arbara Zanuttigh --
Science-policy interfacing / Philippe Quevauviller --
When science meets policy : enhancing governance and management of disaster risks / Demetrio Innocenti --
Hydrometeorological extremes and science-policy interface : IPCC / Zbysezk Kundewicz --
A snapshot of EU and international policies relevant to hydrometeorological events / Philippe Quevauviller --
Hydroinformatics and its role in flood management / Philipe Gourbesville --
Droughts : how to be prepared for the hazard / enny van Lanen --
Drought in the light of climate change in the Mediterranean region / Ana Iglesias and Luis Garrote --
Prediction of storm impacts on beach and dune systems / Paolo Ciavola, Oscar Ferreira, Ap Van Dongeren, Jaap Van Thiel de Vries, Clara Armaroli and Mitchell Harley --
Assessing the costs of natural hazards : state of the art and the way forward / Volker Meyer et al --
Resilience and adaptation to hydrometeorological hazards / Maureen Fordham, Hugh Deeming and Åsa Gerger Swartling --
Conclusions and outlook / Philippe Quevauviller.
Series Title: Hydrometeorological extreme events.
Responsibility: edited by Philippe Quevauviller.
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"Although the book cannot be comprehensive on this vast research field of hydrometeorological hazards at the interface of science and policy, it does give a proficient overview on the topic and Read more...

 
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