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Natural hazards analysis : reducing the impact of disasters

Author: John C Pine
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL. : Auerbach Publications, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assesses critical preparedness issues that emergency personnel face in the event disasters of various kinds. This book discusses the nature and consequences of such hazards and examines strategies at the individual, organization, community, and regional levels. It covers various steps, from planning and preparedness to mitigation, and response.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic information resources
Additional Physical Format: Pine, John C., 1946-
Natural hazards analysis.
Boca Raton, FL. : Auerbach Publications, ©2009
(DLC) 2008023245
(OCoLC)166379233
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Pine
ISBN: 9781420070408 1420070401 9781420070385 142007038X
OCLC Number: 300324581
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 285 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color), digital, HTML and PDF files
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: Introduction to hazards analysis --
Hazard identification --
Modeling natural environmental hazards --
Spatial analysis --
Risk analysis : assessing the risks of natural hazards --
Social, economic, and ecological vulnerability --
Risk communication --
The hazards risk management process --
Planning for sustainable and disaster resilient communities --
Disaster-resilient communities : a new hazards risk management framework.
Responsibility: John C. Pine.

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Evaluates critical preparedness issues that emergency managers must face before, during, and after disasters of any kind. This book demonstrates how to use the results of GIS tools, spatial analysis,  Read more...

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