Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: an Environmental Approach, Third Edition book cover

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing

    an Environmental Approach, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Emilio Chuvieco

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    CRC Press

  • Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism: Toward a New Management Approach book cover

    Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism

    Toward a New Management Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa Gb Gowreesunkar

    Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism has recently emerged as a prominent topic of research and considers new risks that jeopardize tourism travel to destinations that have recently experienced climate-related disasters, civil conflicts, and other challenges. This volume presents a host of…

    Hardback – 2020-01-13 
    Apple Academic Press

  • U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe book cover

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

    From Disaster to Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin, Susan L. Cutter

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images book cover

    Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

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

    Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 5th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to 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 principles of geology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Resilience book cover

    Resilience

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Disaster Health Management: A Primer for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disaster Health Management

    A Primer for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerry FitzGerald, Mike Tarrant, Peter Aitken, Marie Fredriksen

    Disaster health is an emerging field that focuses on developing prevention, preparation, response and recovery systems for dealing with health problems that result from a disaster. As disasters worldwide differ in their nature, scope and cultural context, a thorough understanding of the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change book cover

    Resilience, Development and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

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