Natural Hazards & Risk Products

  • Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

    Edited by Chander Kumar Singh

    This book will present new research regarding the interdisciplinary applications of spatial information sciences for identification, assessment, monitoring, and modeling issues related to natural resources and environmental management. It will focus on the creation, collection, storage, processing,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials

    Edited by Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan

    This book focuses on causes and prevention of environmental toxicity induced by various nanomaterials. It describes the basic principles, trends, challenges and future directions of nanoecotoxicity, and factors affecting toxicity of nanomaterials, various studies in nanoecotoxicity evaluation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    CRC Press

  • Arsenic in Groundwater

    Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    By M. Manzurul Hassan

    Arsenic-contaminated groundwater has created one of the world's largest environmental health crises. This book addresses the arsenic issue within a scientific and social science framework, with the context set by environmental and legal considerations. The text explores the methodological issues of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen J. Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Societal Implications of Emerging Technologies

    Anticipatory governance in practice

    By Evan S. Michelson

    A growing problem of interest in the field of science and technology policy is that the next generation of innovations is arriving at an accelerating rate, and the governance system is struggling to catch up. Current approaches and institutions for effective technology assessment are ill suited and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Ecological Risk Assessment

    Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies

    By Lawrence V. Tannenbaum

    This book will present a detailed analysis of how some current ecological risk assessment (ERA) studies fall short of their intended mark. It will discuss the limitations of these studies and explain how sometimes their premises are fundamentally flawed, thus producing data that is not particularly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Causal Assessment

    Edited by Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

    Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    CRC Press
    Environmental Assessment and Management

  • Micropollutants in Large Lakes

    from Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

    By Nathalie Chevre

    Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    EPFL Press

  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology

    Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fifth Edition

    By Wayne Landis, Ruth Sofield, Ming-Ho Yu

    The fifth edition includes new sections on the use of adverse outcome pathways, how climate change changes how we think about toxicology, and a new chapter on contaminants of emerging concern. Additional information is provided on the derivation of exposure-response curves to describe toxicity and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions

    By Sabine Roeser

    Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Marine Pollution and Climate Change

    Edited by Andres Hugo Arias, Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio

    This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    CRC Press

  • Absolute Risk

    Methods and Applications in Clinical Management and Public Health

    By Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Mitchell H. Gail

    Absolute Risk: Methods and Applications in Clinical Management and Public Health provides theory and examples to demonstrate the importance of absolute risk in counseling patients, devising public health strategies, and clinical management. The book provides sufficient technical detail to allow…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

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