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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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  1. 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 December 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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 January 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Rethinking Flood Risk

    By Stuart Lane, Brian R. Cook

    Flooding is an increasingly important hazard in a world characterized by changing climate, particularly extreme weather events, urban encroachment on flood plains and the growing populations of coastal cities. This book argues that we need to have a fundamental rethink regarding the nature of flood...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Absolute or Crude Risk

    Applications in Disease Prevention

    By Mitchell H. Gail, Ruth Pfeiffer

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Environmental Governance in the Mississippi River Basin

    By Ryan J. Aylesworth

    Managing natural resources in the Mississippi River Basin has evolved into a complex web of governmental and non-governmental organizations that lack mechanisms to effectively address transboundary and multi-jurisdictional issues. This book brings together in an accessible manner an in-depth...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    5. Intergrated Environmental Risk Management - Case Studies

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    The volume introduces contaminated land management cases, including planning, assessment, decision making, remediation and verification of the technology at sites representing contamination by organic and inorganic contaminants, and from point and diffuse sources. These case studies demonstrate the...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Environmental Case Closure Handbook

    Edited by James A. Jacobs

    Environmental case closure is often the ultimate goal of all environmental consulting and contracting firms. (Cases can include initial assessments, risk assessment, remediation, soil and groundwater pollution assessment, environmental compliance audits, project management, and emergency response.)...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. The Nature of Extreme Events

    By Greg Masters

    Natural hazards—floods, droughts, earthquakes, tsunamis or cyclones, hurricanes and tornadoes—have extraordinary impacts on the physical environment, plant and animal life, and on human communities. This book examines the nature of extreme events, what they are, the effects they have on natural and...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. System Safety Engineering And Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    This book provides a comprehensive and easily accessible guide on how to build safety into products as well as into industrial processes. Using a systems approach, the book covers the best system safety techniques used in various industries, types of hazard analyses, safety checklists and other...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Jason Blackstock, Clark Miller, Steve Rayner

    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 March 14th 2015 by Routledge