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Mitigation of Natural Hazards and Disasters: International Perspectives

Mitigation of Natural Hazards and Disasters: International Perspectives (Hardback)

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Practitioners in natural hazards reduction and policy makers in climatic change and natural hazards management

LawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsEnvironment, transport & planning lawEnvironment lawNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingScience & MathematicsEarth sciences Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. Publication Date: 07/11/2005 ISBN-13: 9781402031120  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr. Emdad Haque is the Director and Professor at the Natural Resources Institute at the University of manitobe, Canada. Prior to joining the University of Manitoba in 2001, Dr. Haque was a Professor of Geography at Brandon University where he had served as Chair of the Department of Geography during 1997-2000. Dr. Haque's primary academic interest is to explore into the various facets of, and processes in the nature and society interface. His background is in the area of resource and environmental management, with concentrations in environmental risk assessment, hazard and disaster management, and water resource management. Dr. Haque's current research interest centers around human involvement in addressing problems concerning the environment and our natural and other resources. At the present time, his research involvement encompasses the following multidisciplinary areas: formulation of a participatory decision-making framework for sustainable floodplain management; the nature and role of risk perception and communication in disaster management; an assessment of knowledge of, and research on environmental hazards and risks as well as social and environmental impact assessment of water resource development projects. Dr. Haque serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Natural Hazards.

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