E-books: Hazards & Disasters

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards: Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes book cover

    Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 3rd Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio, John Clague

    Natural Hazards focuses on hazards as the interface between humanity and its needs for space and resources, as well as on the ongoing geologic processes of Earth and features many new Canadian examples and discussions while retaining the best U.S. and international illustrations. The third Canadian…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards: Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes book cover

    Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 4th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    Natural Hazards: Earth Processes as Hazards, Disasters and Catastrophes, Fourth Edition, is an introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates…

    eBook – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Urban Disaster Resilience: New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Disaster Resilience

    New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold S. Kayden, Julia Leis

    Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, almost…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Displaced by Disaster: Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World book cover

    Displaced by Disaster

    Recovery and Resilience in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat

    Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem…

    eBook – 2014-05-23
    Routledge
    Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

  • Designing To Avoid Disaster: The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design book cover

    Designing To Avoid Disaster

    The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of…

    eBook – 2012-11-27
    Routledge

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