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Albeverio, Sergio

Extreme Events in Nature and Society

Albeverio, Sergio - Extreme Events in Nature and Society, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Extreme Events: Magic, Mysteries, and Challenges
Volker Jentsch, Holger Kantz, Sergio Albeverio

Part I. General Considerations

2. Anticipating Extreme Events
Mihai Nadin

3. Mathematical Methods and Concepts for the Analysis of Extreme Events
Sergio Albeverio, Vladimir Piterbarg

4. Dynamical Interpretation of Extreme Events: Predictability and Predictions
Holger Kantz, Eduardo G. Altmann, Sarah Hallerberg, Detlef Holstein, Anja Riegert

5. Endogenous versus Exogenous Origins of Crises
Didier Sornette

Part II. Scenarios

6. Epilepsy: Extreme Events in the Human Brain
Klaus Lehnertz

7. Extreme Events in the Geological Past
Jürgen Herget

8. Wind and Precipitation Extremes in the Earth’s Atmosphere
Andreas Hense, Petra Friederichs

9. Freak Ocean Waves and Refraction of Gaussian Seas
Eric J. Heller

10. Predicting the Lifetime of Steel
Matz Haaks, Karl Maier

11. Computer Simulations of Opinions and their Reactions to Extreme Events
Santo Fortunato, Dietrich Stauffer

12. Networks of the Extreme: A Search for the Exceptional
Philippe Blanchard, Tyll Krüger

Part III. Prevention, Precaution, and Avoidance

13. Risk Management and Physical Modelling for Mountainous Natural Hazards
Michael Lehning, Christian Wilhelm

14. Prevention of Surprise
Zuzana Chladná, Elena Moltchanova, Michael Obersteiner

15. Disasters as Extreme Events and the Importance of Network Interactions for Disaster Response Management
Dirk Helbing, Hendrik Ammoser, Christian Kühnert

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540286110

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