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Earthquake and Atmospheric Hazards

Author: Tanjina Nur
Publisher: Ashland : Delve Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nur, Tanjina.
Earthquake and Atmospheric Hazards.
Ashland : Delve Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tanjina Nur
ISBN: 9781773617824 1773617826
OCLC Number: 1085217602
Notes: 6.16. Case Study
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; About the Editor; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Summary; Chapter 1 Introduction to Hazards; 1.1. Hazards: Meaning and Concept; 1.2. Environmental Hazards and Disasters: Classification; 1.3. Earthquake; 1.4. Floods; 1.5. Cyclone; 1.6. Types of Environmental Health Hazards; 1.7. Exposure to Hazards; 1.8. Causes for Environmental Damage; 1.9. Principles of Hazard Management; 1.10. Environmental Pollution; 1.11. Conclusion; 1.12. Case Study: Earthquake: New Zealand --
Rich; 1.13. Case Study: Haiti, 2010; References Chapter 2 Natural Hazards vs. Natural Disasters2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The Climate System; 2.3. How Global Warming Impacts The Parameters of Weather; 2.4. Modifications In Severe Weather Events Are Being Observed; 2.5. Warming Supercharging Extreme Weather; 2.6. Global Warming Creates More Intense and More Frequent Tornadoes; 2.7. Ways to Cope With Severe Weather; 2.8. Impact of Temperature Change; 2.9. Change in Climate and its Impacts; 2.10. Effects of Climate Change; 2.11. Types of Natural Hazards; 2.12. Effects of Natural Hazards; 2.13. Human Responses to Natural Hazards; 2.14. Case Study 5.2. Atmosphere5.3. Tropical Cyclone; 5.4. Thunderstorm; 5.5. Tornadoes; 5.6. Lightning; 5.7. Windstorm; 5.8. Snow Avalanche; 5.9. Hailstorm; 5.10. Conclusion; 5.11. Case Study; References; Chapter 6 Hazard Identification and Assessment; Chapter 4 Earthquake Hazards; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Causes of Earthquake; 4.3. Hazards of Earthquake; 4.4. Earthquake Impact on Public Health; 4.5. Methods to Mitigate Damage Caused by Earthquake; 4.6. Intensity and Magnitude of Earthquakes; 4.7. Energy in an Earthquake; 4.8. Methods to Deal With an Earthquake; 4.9. Steps Undertaken During an Earthquake 4.10. Conclusion4.11. Case Study; References; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Hazard Identification; 6.3. Risk Assessment; 6.4. Overview of Assessments; 6.5. Drought; 6.6. Risk Vulnerability and Assessment; 6.7. Frequency and Severity of the Events; 6.8. Overarching Need; 6.9. Evolution of Hazard Management Approaches; 6.10. Process To Identify and Assess the Hazard; 6.11. The Importance of Hazard Identification; 6.12. Techniques For Hazard Identification; 6.13. The Importance of Hazard Assessment; 6.14. The Key Elements of Hazard Assessment; 6.15. Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis (HIRA)

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