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Natural Disasters and Extreme Events in Agriculture: Impacts and Mitigation

Natural Disasters and Extreme Events in Agriculture: Impacts and Mitigation (Paperback)

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Agricultural production is highly sensitive to weather and climate-related disasters such as drought, storm and flood. While it is not possible to prevent the occurrence of natural disasters, the resultant disastrous effects can be reduced mitigated through proper planning and effective preparation. This book, based on a gathering of experts in Beijing, discusses ways to reduce the vulnerability of agriculture to disaster and extreme events, both by accurate and timely warning, and by impact-reducing countermeasures.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural scienceNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesMeteorology & climatologyScience & MathematicsGeographyBiogeographyScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technology Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 13/10/2010 ISBN-13: 9783642061332  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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