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Landslides and Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions

Edited By: Robin McInnes

514 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #168823 | ISBN-13: 9780415443180
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NHBS Price: £169.00 $215/€202 approx

About this book

Investigates the relationship between landslides and climate change. This work considers proactive approaches to hazard and risk management, combining geohazard modelling and prediction with effective risk management and informed planning policy, as a means of safeguarding the sustainability of communities at risk.


Contents

Session 1 Experience of the historical impacts of climate change on natural hazards; Session 2 Facing the challenge -- landslides (and other natural hazards) and climate change; Session 3 Advances in hazard modelling and prediction (short- and long-term); Session 4 Experience of landslide hazard and risk management and better practices for the future; Session 5 Isle of Wight case studies; Session 6 Responding to climate change impacts at the coast; Session 7 Safer societies and sustainable communities; Session 8 Risk governance -- making better planning policies and decisions

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