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Natural hazards and disaster management : vulnerability and mitigation / edited by R.B. Singh.

Contributor(s): Singh, R. B, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Jaipur : Rawat Publications, c2006Description: xi , 352 pages : illustration, maps ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788131600337 (hardback).Other title: Natural hazards & disaster management [Cover title].Subject(s): Emergency management | Hazard mitigationDDC classification: 363.348 SIN
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: I.Introduction and Emerging Technology 1.Introduction to Natural Hazards and Disasters: Conceptual Framework, Vulnerability, Spatial Pattern, Impacts and Mitigation Strategy: Indian Experience /​ R.B. Singh 2.Current Situations and Problems in Application of Remote Sensing to Disaster Monitoring /​ Kaoru Takara 3.Estimating Changes in Regional Snow Water Equivalent Using GIS /​ P. Callaghan II.Tsunamis Disaster 4.Nature Itself Does Not Cause a Disaster: The Role of Physical and Socio-Economic Variables in the Catastrophic Loss Due to the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December 2004 /​ T.S. Murty 5.Tsunami Disaster in India: Warning, Responses, Impacts and Mitigation /​ R.B. Singh III.Earthquake Disaster 6.Geological-Geomorphic Systems and Geodynamic Hazard /​ S.M. Tashchi 7.Seismic Vulnerability of Delhi /​ P.K.S. Chauhan Contents note continued: 8.Co-Seismic Ground Deformation and Source Parameters of Mani M7.9 Earthquake Inferred from Spaceborne D-InSAR Observation Data /​ Zhang Guifang IV.Glacier, Snow and Mountain Disasters 9.Spatial Patterns of Snout Fluctuations in Himalayan Region /​ Syed I. Hasnain 10.Water Resources Sustainability in the Context of Increasing Disasters in the Himalaya-Gangetic Region /​ R.B. Singh 11.Glaciology, Needs, Potential and Programmes /​ C.P. Vohra
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Machine generated contents note: I.Introduction and Emerging Technology
1.Introduction to Natural Hazards and Disasters: Conceptual Framework, Vulnerability, Spatial Pattern, Impacts and Mitigation Strategy: Indian Experience /​ R.B. Singh
2.Current Situations and Problems in Application of Remote Sensing to Disaster Monitoring /​ Kaoru Takara
3.Estimating Changes in Regional Snow Water Equivalent Using GIS /​ P. Callaghan
II.Tsunamis Disaster
4.Nature Itself Does Not Cause a Disaster: The Role of Physical and Socio-Economic Variables in the Catastrophic Loss Due to the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December 2004 /​ T.S. Murty
5.Tsunami Disaster in India: Warning, Responses, Impacts and Mitigation /​ R.B. Singh
III.Earthquake Disaster
6.Geological-Geomorphic Systems and Geodynamic Hazard /​ S.M. Tashchi
7.Seismic Vulnerability of Delhi /​ P.K.S. Chauhan
Contents note continued: 8.Co-Seismic Ground Deformation and Source Parameters of Mani M7.9 Earthquake Inferred from Spaceborne D-InSAR Observation Data /​ Zhang Guifang
IV.Glacier, Snow and Mountain Disasters
9.Spatial Patterns of Snout Fluctuations in Himalayan Region /​ Syed I. Hasnain
10.Water Resources Sustainability in the Context of Increasing Disasters in the Himalaya-Gangetic Region /​ R.B. Singh
11.Glaciology, Needs, Potential and Programmes /​ C.P. Vohra

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