Volcanic Hazards, Risks and Disasters

Volcanic Hazards, Risks and Disasters

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Volcanic Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in volcano and volcanic research, including causality, impacts, preparedness, risk analysis, planning, response, recovery, and the economics of loss and remediation. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while integrating the social and economic issues related to volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters. Throughout the book case studies are presented of historically relevant volcanic and seismic hazards and disasters as well as recent catastrophes, such as Chilea€™s Puyehue volcano eruption in June 2011. Puts the expertise of top volcanologists, seismologists, geologists, and geophysicists selected by a world-renowned editorial board at your fingertips Presents you with the latest research-including case studies of prominent volcanoes and volcanic hazards and disasters-on causality, economic impacts, fatality rates, and earthquake preparedness and mitigation Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, and video captures of hazardous processes support you in grasping key conceptsRecommended clean-up and other mitigation procedures for airports are specified in a manual of the International Civil ... the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)dthe United Nations entity charged with regulating international air ... in the atmosphere and forecast their expected movement hours into the future, and (3) issue special warning messages to ... offices, airline operation centers, and air-traffic management centers (International Civil Aviation Organization, 2007).

Title:Volcanic Hazards, Risks and Disasters
Author:Paolo Papale
Publisher:Academic Press - 2014-10-29


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