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Multihazard issues in the central United States : understanding the hazards and reducing the losses

Author: James E Beavers
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2009.
Series: Monograph (ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management), no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes collected papers that cover frequent natural hazards - including floods, heat, winter storms, thunderstorms, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, landslides, and tornadoes - as well as frequent  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Beavers
ISBN: 9780784410158 0784410151
OCLC Number: 281100703
Description: v, 114 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Observations on Steps Toward Mitigating the Effects of Natural and Technological Hazards in the Central United States --
An Introduction / James E. Beavers and William J. Hall --
Keynote Paper. A Changing Perspective --
Major Challenges / William J. Hall --
The Context for Successful Loss Reduction from Natural and Technological Hazards as Applied to the Central and Eastern United States / W.P. Graf --
Thermoplastic Composite Structural Insulated Panels (CSIPS) for Building Construction / N. Uddin, A. Vaidya and U. Vaidya --
A New Mitigation Strategy-The Tennessee Multihazard Mitigation Consortium (TMMC) / James E. Beavers --
How Communities Implement Successful Mitigation Programs: Insights From the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Community Study / Elliott Mittler, Linda Bourque, Michele M. Wood and Craig Taylor --
Achieving Risk Reductions in Critical Infrastructure Systems / Richard G. Little --
The Unknown Seismic Hazard in East Tennessee and Potential Losses / Christine A. Powell and James E. Beavers --
Frequency of Hailstorms and the Resulting Damage in the Central United States / Douglas L. Dewey and Rosemarie G. Grant.
Series Title: Monograph (ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management), no. 3.
Responsibility: edited by James E. Beavers.

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