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Environmental Disasters: Anthropogenic and Natural

By: K Kondratyev and A Grigoryev

400 pages, 100 figs

Praxis Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133793 | ISBN: 3540433031
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About this book

Details the problems caused by environmental disasters and discusses possible mitigation methods, including risk mapping using satellite monitoring data.


Contents

Natural and anthropogenic environmental disasters: The problem of risk; Natural and anthropogenic disasters in the history of civilization; Natural disasters and their consequences; Some anthropogenic disasters and their consequences; Global and regional "slow" disasters; Satellite monitoring of natural and anthropogenic disasters.

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