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Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction

Out of Print

Edited By: J Zschau and AN Küppers

800 pages, 388 figs, 150 in col, 79 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #121918 | ISBN: 3540679626
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Contents

Bringing Early Warning to the People * Early Warning and Public Communication * Aspects of Disaster Management, Emergency and Social Response with Respect to Early Warnings * EWS for Hydrometeorological Hazards * EWS for Tropical Storms * EWS for Floods * EWS related to Drought and Mitigation of Famine * Monitoring and Early Warnings related to the El Nino Phenomenon * EWS for Severe Weather Phenomena in Mid and High Latitudes * EWS for the Mitigation of Geological Hazards * EWS for Earthquakes * EWS for Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Warnings * EWS for Tsunami * EWS for Mountain Hazards * EWS for Fire and Other Environmental Hazards * EWS for Rapid Damage Assessment and the Mitigation of Technological Hazards * The Role of Satellite Techniques in EWS * Special Problems of EWS for Developing Countries and Small Island States * Future Technology Needs, Accessibility and Affordability of EWS.

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