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Edited By: R Casale and C Margottini
420 pages, 168 illus
As natural disasters become globalised, often affecting several countries and related to global metero-climatic circulation, a new approach is called for which integrates sustainable development precepts whilst transcending disciplinary and political boundaries. This volume contains studies of a wide spectrum of natural processes and related modelling, risk assessment and sustainable development issues.
From the contents: Conceptual and Methodological Approach to Seismic and Volcanic Hazard Investigation.- Landslide and Meteorological Factors Associated to Slope Stability.- Hydrological Modelling and Flood Hazards Forecasting.- Heavy Rainfall and Snow Avalanche Hazard.- Low Coast and High Coast Hazard.- The Relationship between Climate Change Impact and Extreme Events.- Financial and Economic Consequences of Natural Hazard Impact, Including the Analysis of Vulnerability of Anthropogenic Systems.- Activities of the European Commission, the IDNDR and the UNESCO Activities in the Field of Natural Hazards.- Orvieto Field Trip.
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