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Siegel, Frederic R.

Mitigation of Dangers from Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards

Siegel, Frederic R. - Mitigation of Dangers from Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Hazards and Factors that Affect Impacts on Global Societies
Frederic R. Siegel

2. Mitigation
Frederic R. Siegel

3. Risk Assessment/Vulnerability
Frederic R. Siegel

4. Conditions that Aggravate the Effects of a Hazard Event on Citizens and Property
Frederic R. Siegel

5. Early Warning Systems (EWSs)
Frederic R. Siegel

6. Damping the Dangers from Tectonics-Driven (Natural) Hazards: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Frederic R. Siegel

7. Earthquakes
Frederic R. Siegel

8. Volcanoes
Frederic R. Siegel

9. Lessening the Impacts from Non-Tectonic (Natural) Hazards and Triggered Events
Frederic R. Siegel

10. Magnified Impact of Natural Hazards from Global Warming/Climate Change and Inadequate Land-Use Planning
Frederic R. Siegel

11. Disease
Frederic R. Siegel

12. Natural Processes Linked to Climate Changes that Threaten Food Security
Frederic R. Siegel

13. Land-Use Planning to Minimize Dangers to Citizens and Ecosystems
Frederic R. Siegel

14. Physical Siting of Locations for Housing, Commerce, Industry, and Parkland
Frederic R. Siegel

15. Pollution
Frederic R. Siegel

16. Mitigation of Hazard Impacts on Ecosystems and Their Inhabitants: Possible for Some, Not Possible for Others
Frederic R. Siegel

17. Mitigation of Impacts on Ecosystems and Their Inhabitants Directly from Human Activities
Frederic R. Siegel

18. Mitigation Economics
Frederic R. Siegel

19. Insurance as a Mitigator of Post-Hazard Economic Stress: Coverage and Exclusions
Frederic R. Siegel

20. Conflicts/Wars: Human-Driven Events That Injure/Kill People and Damage/Destroy Property
Frederic R. Siegel

21. Uncommon but Noteworthy Natural Hazards
Frederic R. Siegel

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Security Science and Technology, Climate Change, Water Quality/Water Pollution, Atmospheric Protection/Air Quality Control/Air Pollution, Terrestrial Pollution

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319388755
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-38874-8

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