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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Venkatesh Uddameri, Audra Morse, Kay J. Tindle

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts,...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Don't Worry (It's Safe to Eat)

    The True Story of GM Food, BSE and Foot and Mouth

    By Andrew Rowell

    An investigation of science, politics and our food production system, this text exposes the bogus science, political interference and flawed policies that threaten our food supply. The author tells the story of BSE, revealing how top scientists have been muzzled and how the epidemic continues. Then...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Animals as Biotechnology

    Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies

    By Richard Twine

    In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Influenza and Public Health

    Learning from Past Pandemics

    Edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick, Susan Craddock

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and population mobility, new forms of flu virus can also...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Foresight in Action

    Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios

    Edited by Marjolein van Asselt, Susan van 't Klooster

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professionals go about employing scenarios is often starkly...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause celebre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Hydrometeorological Disasters and Climate Change

    Edited by Amarnath Giriraj, P.K. Joshi, T.P. Singh, Shirish Ravan

    This volume reflects and informs on space-based technologies for hazards and disaster research. It covers a wide range of aspects to take into account, and demonstrates the great potential of space-based technologies in supplying information in near real-time and in the application of data in...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 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 August 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  9. 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

  10. Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Jason Blackstock

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Geoengineering - the planetary scale engineering of the climate system - is expected to receive increasingly serious consideration by states seeking ways to manage the most dangerous risks of climate change. Agreeing on a governance framework in which even serious research into geoengineering...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge