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01.Future Systems for Earthquake Early Warning
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03.Recent Progress on Earthquake Geology
04.Droughts: Causes, Effects and Predictions
05.Landslides: Causes, Types and Effects
06.Mass Trauma: Impact and Recovery Issues
07.Meltdown: Climate Change, Natural Disasters and other Catastrophes - Fears and Concerns for the Future
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Editors: Karina Linwood
Book Description:
Typhoons pose a threat for coastal populations, offshore and onshore industries, shipping, agriculture, or forestry. Thus it is of great interest to assess future changes in cyclone activity. Thereby tropical cyclones may change both in frequency and intensity or they may have different track locations, shapes, dimensions or lifetimes. This book discusses risk prediction, crisis management and economic and environmental impacts of typhoons and landslides. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface pp.vii-x

Changes in Typhoons Over the Last Decades As Given in Observations and Climate Model Simulations
(Frauke Feser, Monika Barcikowska, Institute for Coastal Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht, Germany and others)pp.1-20

Mathematical Simulation of Earthquakes in Regions under Typhoons: Possible Methods for the Risk Prediction: Mathematical Models, Computational Methods and Algorithms
(Jiř Nedoma, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic)pp.21-98

Wind Characteristics of Severe Typhoon and Wind-Induced Structural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Building in Bayesian Perspective
(Sin-Chi Kuok, Ka-Veng Yuen, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Macau, Macao, China)pp.99-118

Phytoplankton Response in Relation to the Passage of Typhoons in Coastal Regions
(Kenji Tsuchiya, Tatsuki Toda, Soka University, Tangi-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan)pp.119-138

Typhoon Swell Prediction and Freak Wave Potential
(Nai-Kuang Liang, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University)pp.139-150

A Typhoon Disaster Database System
(Takahiro Kayahara, Shinya Shimokawa, Ryohei Misumi, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan)pp.151-166

Is it Possible that Rainfall could Trigger More Large (5.0≧ML≧3.0) Earthquakes? A Case Study for Taiwan
(Lin Jyh-Woei, Dept. of Earth Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Taiwan)pp.167-176

Modeling and Monitoring for Landslide Processes
(V. B. Svalova, IEG RAS, Moscow, Russia)pp.177-198

Index pp.199-205

      Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 4th Quarter
   Pages: 215. 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-63463-309-3
   Status: AV
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