Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Urban Planning After Disasters book cover

    Urban Planning After Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

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    Disaster Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

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    City Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

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    Future Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Maslin, Samuel Randalls

    In recent years, future climate change has increasingly been recognized as one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century, challenging the very structure of our global society. No longer just an abstruse scientific concern, it prompts difficult choices for both individuals and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

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