Natural Hazards & Risk Products

  • 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 – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Coastal and Deep Ocean Pollution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andres Hugo Arias, Sandra Elizabeth Botte

    Not only does Coastal and Deep Ocean Pollution illustrate the contemporary scientific aspect of ocean climate post 20th century pollution, but it also covers marine environments from a global perspective. This book starts with a discussion of the high impact cases of marine pollution including…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts

    Models and Data, 1st Edition

    By Bengt Steen

    The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • SAR Image Interpretation for Various Land Covers

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Simms

    This full color book is a comprehensive visual reference for the interpretation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images with examples of how technological specifications may affect interpretation solutions. It contains a summary review of image acquisition parameters of consequence on the visual…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Analysis Based on Data and Crisis Response Beyond Knowledge

    Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2019), October 15-19, 2019, Athens, Greece, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chongfu Huang, Zoe S. Nivolianitou

    This book collects the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2019) held in Athens, Greece, on October 15-19, 2019. The overall theme of the seventh international conference on risk analysis and crisis response is Risk Analysis Based on Data…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09 
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Interpretations of Calamity

    From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Hewitt

    Originally published in 1983, Interpretations of Calamity provides a provocative critique of the ‘dominant view’ of research into natural hazards. Throughout the world, there are now many people professionally engaged in the mitigation and control of risks & hazards, and the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Environmental Contamination

    Health Risks and Ecological Restoration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Hung Wong

    Bringing together the research of 62 distinguished scientists in one volume, Environmental Contamination: Health Risks and Ecological Restoration offers a comprehensive view of the remediation of contaminated land. A one-stop resource, it covers historical and emerging contaminants, the issues of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Polar Microbiology

    The Ecology, Biodiversity and Bioremediation Potential of Microorganisms in Extremely Cold Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asim K. Bej, Jackie Aislabie, Ronald M. Atlas

    Pollution has accompanied polar exploration since Captain John Davis’ arrival on the Antarctic continent in 1821 and has become an unavoidable consequence of oil spills in our polar regions. Fortunately, many of the organisms indigenous to Polar ecosystems have the ability to degrade pollutants. It…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter M. Chapman, William J. Adams, Marjorie Brooks, Charles G. Delos, Samuel N. Luoma, William A. Maher, Harry M. Ohlendorf, Theresa S. Presser, Patrick Shaw

    Based on the work and contributions of 46 scientists, managers, and policymakers, Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment documents the state of the science and explores how to use this information when assessing and managing the environmental effects of Se. A focused…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Risk-Based Analysis for Environmental Managers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kurt A. Frantzen

    All corporations must perform evaluations to define the risks to public health and the environment. Your corporation can get the edge by evaluating risk with a process that begins with the "end-in-mind" for the property and that concludes with a cogently communicated argument that addresses the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Species Sensitivity Distributions in Ecotoxicology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leo Posthuma, Glenn W. Suter II, Theo P. Traas

    In spite of the growing importance of Species Sensitivity Distribution models (SSDs) in ecological risk assessments, the conceptual basis, strengths, and weaknesses of using them have not been comprehensively reviewed. This book fills that need. Written by a panel of international experts, Species…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites

    1st Edition

    By Glenn W. Suter II, Rebecca A. Efroymson, Bradley E. Sample, Daniel S. Jones

    Love Canal. Exxon Valdez. Times Beach. Sacramento River Spill. Amoco Cadiz. Seveso. Every area of the world has been affected by improper waste disposal and chemical spills. Common hazardous waste sites include abandoned warehouses, manufacturing facilities, processing plants, and landfills. These…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

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