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Natural Hazards: State-of-the-Art at the End of the Second Millennium

Natural Hazards: State-of-the-Art at the End of the Second Millennium (Hardback)

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This special volume contains a selection of papers that were presented as part of the Seventh International Symposium on Natural and Man-Made Hazards (HAZARDS-98), held in Chania, Crete Island, Greece, during May 1998. The Symposium attracted broad international interest because many cases of natural disaster events, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, storm surges, forest fires, etc., that occurred in several parts of the world during the 1990s were presented not only for their physics but also from the point of view of their impact on society and their environmental consequences. Among these cases are the 1997 Red River Valley flood in Canada and the large earthquake of 18 November 1997, in Zakynthos, Greece. In addition, the volume contains contributions that apply advanced statistical methods and artificial intelligence techniques, such as GIS, and systems analysis to approach the description of physical processes, the discrimination of experimental data and the assessment and management of risk. Audience: This volume forms an excellent reference for scientists, students, engineers, the insurance industry, authorities specializing in public safety and natural hazards preparedness and mitigation plans.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNatural disastersPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial impact of disastersReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalResearch methods: general Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 01/10/2000 ISBN-13: 9780792365952  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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