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Risk Analysis of Natural Hazards : Interdisciplinary Challenges and Integrated Solutions (Hardcover)

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This volume investigates the interdisciplinary and cross-cutting challenges in the risk analysis of natural hazards. It brings together leading minds in engineering, science, philosophy, law, and the social sciences. Parts I and II of this volume explore risk assessment, first by providing an overview of the interdisciplinary interactions involved in the assessment of natural hazards, and then by exploring the particular impacts of climate change on natural hazard assessment. Part III discusses the theoretical frameworks for the evaluation of natural hazards. Finally, Parts IV and V address the risk management of natural hazards, providing first an overview of the interdisciplinary interactions underlying natural hazard management, and then exploring decision frameworks that can help decision makers integrate and respond to the complex relationships among natural events, the built environment, and human behavior.

Genre: Science, Technology, Nature
Sub-Genre: Quality Control, General, Natural Disasters
Series Title: Risk, Governance and Society
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: October 28, 2015
TCIN: 50605485
UPC: 9783319221250
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-8647

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