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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Hazards Analysis

    Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition

    By John C. Pine

    The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences.Following in the...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Disaster Resiliency

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Naim Kapucu, Christopher V. Hawkins, Fernando I. Rivera

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Natural disasters in recent years have brought the study of disaster resiliency to the forefront. The importance of community preparedness and sustainability has been underscored by such calamities as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. Natural disasters will inevitably...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans

    A Global Perspective

    By Chris Maser

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    Coastal and marine ecosystems are threatened by global warming, sea level rise and changes in ocean chemistry. This book synthesizes a large body of literature on how terrestrial and marine ecosystems interact globally and how these interactions will be affected by, and affect, anthropogenic...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Ecological Causal Assessment

    Edited by Susan B. Norton, Glenn W. Suter II, Susan M. Cormier

    Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

    This book is for scientists and engineers who are involved or may become involved with a causal investigation of an undesirable ecological effect. The book provides a deeper understanding of different philosophical and analytical approaches, and of cognitive tendencies that can lead to errors....

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems

    Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Series: CRC Marine Science

    Based upon a four decade longitudinal study of river-estuarine systems in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico, this book provides a detailed comparative analysis of the long-term data with specific references to similarities and differences in system response to nutrient loading (natural and anthropogenic...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology

    The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition

    By Michael C. Newman

    An integrated analysis exploring current and relevant concepts, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition extends the dialogue further from the previous editions and beyond conventional ecosystems. It explores landscape, regional, and biospheric topics, communicating...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disasters

    By Lucy A. Arendt, Daniel J Alesch

    After a natural disaster, rebuilding the physical artifact of the community is necessary, but not alone sufficient for long-term community recovery. This book addresses the need to understand how communities develop and/or decay after an extreme natural hazard event. It focuses on how these events...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world's largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    This book outlines the environmental implications of several renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, tidal, biomass, and geothermal. Each comes with its own unique benefits as well as downsides. For example, impacts might include sensitive land use concerns, animal habitat...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press