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Recent studies in geophysical hazards

Author: Mohammed I El-Sabh
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1994.
Series: Advances in natural and technological hazards research, v. 3.
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Includes the papers presented at the International Symposium Hazards-91 which was held in Perugia, Italy, during 4-9 August 1991. This title provides an overview of the advanced science in  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Recent studies in geophysical hazards.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1994
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammed I El-Sabh
ISBN: 0792329724 9780792329725
OCLC Number: 30625040
Notes: "International decade for natural disaster reduction, 1990-2000."
"Reprinted from Natural hazards, vol. 9, nos. 1 & 2 (1994)."
Description: iv, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface. Part I: Climatic and Atmospheric Hazards. Evaluation of climatic change through harmonic analysis; R. Rodriguez, M.C. Llasat, E. Rojas. Some characteristics of typhoons as revealed by the recent SSM/I microwave radiometry; G.V. Rao. Structure of prefrontal convective rainband in northern Taiwan determined from Dual-Doppler data; Y.-J. Lin, R. Pasken, H.-W. Chang. Part II: Hydrological Hazards. Recent floods in Bangladesh: Possible causes and solutions; Md. Khalequzzaman. Meteorological factors associated with floods in the north-eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula; M.C. Llasat, M. Puigcerver. Hydrological response to radar rainfall maps through a distributed model; I. Becchi, E. Caporali, E. Palmisano. Simulation and modelling of rainfall radar measurements for hydrological application; D. Giuli, L. Baldini, L. Facheris. Part III: Storm Surges. Storm waves in the Canadian Atlantic: a numerical simulation; M.L. Khandekar. Storm surge mitigation through vegetation canopies; M.B. Danard, T.S. Murty. Numerical simulation and prediction of storm surges and water level in Shanghai harbour and its vicinity; Z. Qin, Z. Sher, K. Xu, Y. Wang, Y. Duan. Part IV: Geological Hazards. Mass movements in hilly areas (with examples from Nigeria); A.E. Scheideger, D.E. Ajakaiye. Characteristics and mitigation of the snow avalanche hazard in Khagan Valley, Pakistan Himalaya; F.A. de Scally, J.S. Gardner. Seismic hazard analysis with randomly located sources; M.S. Yucemen, P. Gulkan. Regional fracture analysis south of latitude 20 N of Egypt and their influence on earthquakes; A.F. Kamel. Seismic hazards in Bulgaria; I. Stanishkova, D. Slejko. Comparison ofdifferent approaches to seismic hazard assessment; L. Peruzza, D. Slejko.
Series Title: Advances in natural and technological hazards research, v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by M.I. El-Sabh [and others].


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