Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World book cover

    Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian G. Henning, Zack Walsh

    This book examines from different perspectives the moral significance of non-human members of the biotic community and their omission from climate ethics literature. The complexity of life in an age of rapid climate change demands the development of moral frameworks that recognize and respect the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Insuring Against Climate Change: The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools book cover

    Insuring Against Climate Change

    The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools, 1st Edition

    By Nikolas Scherer

    This book provides one of the first systematic in-depth studies on regional catastrophe risk pools. It explores the various goals of these new financial instruments, illustrating how they function on a conceptual, technical and practical level, and reconstructs their political genesis. With…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • 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

  • Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium book cover

    Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management: Concepts, Theories and Case Studies book cover

    Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management

    Concepts, Theories and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Connolly Knox, Brittany Haupt

    Disasters are complex and dynamic events that test emergency and crisis professionals and leaders – even the most ethical ones. Within all phases of emergency management, disasters highlight social vulnerabilities that require culturally competent practices. The lack of culturally respectable…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Paperback – 2019-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Public Spaces for Water: A Design Notebook book cover

    Public Spaces for Water

    A Design Notebook, 1st Edition

    By Maria Matos Silva

    This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America: State of the Art book cover

    The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America

    State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginia García-Acosta

    This book offers anthropological insights into disasters in Latin America. It fills a gap in the literature by bringing together national and regional perspectives in the study of disasters. The book essentially explores the emergence and development of anthropological studies of disasters. It…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Collaborative Crisis Management: Interorganizational Approaches to Extreme Events book cover

    Collaborative Crisis Management

    Interorganizational Approaches to Extreme Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrik Bynander, Daniel Nohrstedt

    Public organizations are increasingly expected to cope with crisis under the same resource constraints and mandates that make up their normal routines, reinforced only through collaboration. Collaborative Crisis Management introduces readers to how collaboration shapes societies’ capacity to plan…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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