Natural Hazards & Risk Products

  • Ecotoxicology of Marine Organisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernardo Duarte, Maria Isabel Violante Caçador

    This book presents a comprehensive review of the most recent studies to understand the impact of contaminants on the marine environment. Conventional and new information, as well as the latest techniques, are provided, which can be applied to several types of marine organisms from bacteria and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global Flood Risk Management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing

    UAS for Environmental Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green

    In response to the rapidly evolving technology and applications UAS technology, this book discusses both UAV and similar systems’ platforms and environmental applications. The platforms and sensors provide the setting while the applications chapters are focused on the environment from monitoring to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03 
    CRC Press
    Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • RAMAS Risk Calc 4.0 Software

    1st Edition

    By Scott Ferson

    Many analysts use point estimates and ignore their uncertainty. But we can never be sure about the exact values of numbers based on data. And no practical calculations are without error, even though they may have the appearance of precision. RAMAS�isk Calc 4.0 Software: Risk Assessment with…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Reservoir Sedimentation

    Assessment and Environmental Controls, 1st Edition

    By Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh

    This book appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants and policymakers to enable them to manage dams in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    CRC Press

  • Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher

    The book covers the use of life-cycle assessment, risk assessment, and a combined framework of the two in the evaluation of environmental damages and sustainability constraints. The new edition will take into account new developments in the last 10 years and will extend the scope of the book to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24
    CRC Press
    Advanced Methods in Resource & Waste Management

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Micropollutants in Large Lakes

    From Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-13
    EPFL Press

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