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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  4. Absolute or Crude Risk

    Applications in Disease Prevention

    By Mitchell H. Gail, Ruth Pfeiffer

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

    Absolute risk is the probability of developing a specific disease over a specified time interval in the presence of competing causes of mortality. Although absolute risk is arguably more relevant to clinical decision making than "pure" risk, the development of appropriate statistical methods for...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Handbook of Hydraulic Fracturing Additives

    Physical Hazards and Toxicity Profiles

    By Frederick W. Fochtman, Paul E. Carlson

    Chemical additives are used to enhance the mechanical effects of the hydraulic fracturing by controlling viscosity, microbiological environment, and scale deposits. In 2011, Congress published a report listing all the chemicals used in fracking (the Waxman report). This book details the physical,...

    To Be Published February 26th 2016 by CRC Press

  6. 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 April 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  7. Plastic Marine Debris

    Environmental Science, Public Health Risks, and Policy Solutions

    By Sasha Adkins

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by CRC Press