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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Environmental Risk Analysis

    Probability Distribution Calculations

    By Louis Theodore

    Environmental risk comes into play in countless real-world industrial applications, posing unique challenges to the environmental community. An integral part of this subject area is the role of probability distributions. Designed as a training tool for environmental risk professionals, this book...

    To Be Published September 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Real-Time Environmental Monitoring

    Sensors and Systems

    By Miguel F. Acevedo

    This book introduces the fundamentals of environmental monitoring, based on electronic sensors, instruments, and systems that allow real-time and long-term data acquisition, data-logging, and telemetry. This is an emerging area that is very important to some aspects of environmental assessment and...

    To Be Published November 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure

    By Robert Chris

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Geotechnical Slope Analysis, 2nd edition

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Chowdhury, Phil Flentje, Gautam Bhattacharya

    This reference book gives a complete overview of the developments in slope engineering over the last 35 years. Its multi-disciplinary, critical approach and the chapters devoted to seismic effects and probabilistic approaches and reliability analyses reflect the distinctive style of the original....

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book introduces to the field of disaster studies a fresh methodology and model for examining and measuring impacts and responses to disasters. The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals, has not to date been accurately examined, or...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards

    Prediction, Assessment, and Mitigation (3 Volume Set, Online)

    Edited by Ramesh P. Singh

    This encyclopedia covers concepts and case studies within the area of natural hazard prediction and assessment. It provides comprehensive treatment of natural hazards associated with land, ocean, atmosphere, land-ocean-atmosphere coupling, and those induced by climate change. The editor is an...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  7. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards

    Prediction, Assessment, and Mitigation, Three Volume Set (Print)

    Edited by Ramesh P. Singh

    This encyclopedia covers concepts and case studies within the area of natural hazard prediction and assessment. It provides a comprehensive treatment of natural hazards associated with land, ocean, atmosphere, land-ocean-atmosphere coupling, and those induced by climate change. The editor is an...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  8. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Environmental assessment and monitoring is the starting point of environmental management and it integrates physicochemical, biological/ecological and toxicological assessment tools for contaminants and contaminated land. Evaluation and interpretation of the results are also key issues of the...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  9. Arsenic in Groundwater

    Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    By M. Manzurul Hassan, Peter J. Atkins

    Arsenic-contaminated groundwater has created one of the world's largest environmental health crises. This book addresses the arsenic issue within a scientific and social science framework, with the context set by environmental and legal considerations. The text explores the methodological issues of...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by CRC Press

  10. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    4. Risk Reduction Technologies

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    The theory and practice of reducing the environmental risk of chemicals is a key issue in environmental protection. This volume deals with remediation technologies and introduces their functional classification, applicability and relation to natural risk reduction processes. We demonstrate how the...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by CRC Press