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Land-Based and Marine Hazards: Scientific and Management Issues


Series: Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research Volume: 7

Edited By: MI El-Sabh, S Venkatesh, H Denis and TS Murty

301 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55897 | ISBN: 0792340647
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From the HAZARD-93 symposium held in Qingdao, China, in 1993.


Part I: Scientific Issues. A Comparative Study of Stochastic Models for Seismic Hazard Estimation; M.S. Yucemen, A. Akkaya. Data Base for Seismic Risk Assessment in Cusco, Peru; M.A. Candia-Gallegos, et al. Reducing The Seismic Vulnerability of Earth Buildings; J. Christie. Some Geological Hazards in Egypt, Their Nature and Extent; A.F. Kamel. The Ecological Impact of Fire on the Peatland Forest in the Da Xingan Mountain, China; Zhao Kuiyi. El Nino/Southern Oscillation, Indian Monsoon and World Grain Yields - a Synthesis; M.L. Khandekar. El Nino and Storm Surges in the Bay of Bengal; T.S. Murty, V.R. Neralla. Storm Surges and River Flooding in Bangladesh: A Rising Challenge in a Changing Global Climate; Selina Begum. Numerical Study of Nonlinear Tide-Surge Interaction in the Coastal Waters of Shanghai; Zenghao Qin, Yihong Duan. A Numerical Model to Simulate The Movement of Suspended Sediment off the Huanghe River (Yellow River) Delta; Le Kentang, et al. Hazards from Sea Level Rise and Their Impacts on Resources Utilization in the Yangtze River Deltaic Plain, China; Yang Guishan. The Trapping of Oil at Dawhat Ad Dafi - An Analysis of Results from the 1991 Arabian Gulf Oil Spills; S. Venkatesh, T.S. Murty. Damage to Fine Structure of Gills on Mytilus Sp. Due to Pollution by LAS (Linear-Alkyl-Benzene-Sulphonate) and Cadmium; L. Dalla Venezia, et al. Part II: Management Issues. Natural and Technological Disaster Management: Uncertainty in Technical, Sociopolitical and Scientific Issues; H. Denis. Governmental Measures to Mitigate Earthquake Impacts in Algeria; D. Benouar. Unified Natural Hazard Management: Lessons from Flooding; F.H. Thomas. On the Natural Disaster Reduction Policy and Management System in China; Huating Yang. Disaster Mitigation and Economic Development in Shandong Province, China; Jiangong Wang, Mingchuan Ji. Marine Disasters in China and the Strategy for Their Mitigation; Le Kentang. Storm Surge Disaster in Beibu Bay (China) and Countermeasures for Their Reduction; Yu Rixin. Managing Forest Fires: An Automatic Fire Weather Station Network in China; Chen BangYu, Jin XiaoZhong. Hazards-93: Concluding Plenary Session and Recommendations; F. Thomas, et al.

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