Coastal And Marine Hazards, Risks, And Disasters

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byJean EllisEditorDouglas J. Sherman, John F. Shroder

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Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, discussions of preparedness, response, and recovery, and the economics of loss and remediation. Throughout the book cases studies are presented of historically relevant hazards and disasters as well as the many recent catastrophes. Contains contributions from experts in the field selected by a world-renowned editorial board Cutting-edge discussion of natural hazard topics that affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of humans worldwide Numerous full-color tables, GIS maps, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs of hazardous processes in action will be included

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Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128101253

ISBN - 13:9780128101254

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to coastal and marine hazards and disasters 2. Generation, characteristics, and dynamics of tsunami 3. Paleo-tsunami4. Tsunami warning and mitigation5. Tsunami case studies6. Generation, characteristics, dynamics, and modeling storm surge7. Paleo-storm surge8. Storm surge warning and mitigation9. Storm surge case studies10. Sea level rise scenarios and causes11. Adapting to sea level rise12. Mitigating coastal change13. Shoreline change case studies14. Extreme waves 15. Rip currents/undertow16. Sea ice17. Threats to mangrove resources and mitigation 18. Threats to coral resources and mitigation19. Threats to marsh resources and mitigation20. HABs