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Coping with natural hazards : Indian context / edited by K.S. Valdiya.

Contributor(s): Valdiya, K. S. (Khadg Singh), 1937- | National Academy of Sciences, India | University of Pune.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hyderabad : Orient Longman, 2004Description: iv, 277 p., [28] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 8125027351 (pbk.); 9788125027355 (pbk.).Other title: Natural hazards.Subject(s): Natural disasters -- India -- Congresses | Emergency management -- India -- CongressesDDC classification: 363.340954 COP Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Preface: Preparing and Planning-the Key to Hazard Management 1 MG KMenon 2. Geodynamic Perspective of Natural Hazards in India 7 KSValdiya 3. Meteorological Dimensions of Natural Hazards 37 PKDas 4. A Perspective of Seismic Hazard and Risk in Northern India 48 KN Khattri 5. Towards Better Seismic Hazard Assessment: Need for an 59 Integrated Aoroach C,, Rajidran and Kusala,Raidhran 6. Public Policies for Hazard Management: Appropriate Structural 71 Designs and Building Codes D K Paul 7. Floods in India: Their Frequency and Pattern 91 Vishwas S Kale 8. Floods in North Indian River Systems 104 0 N Dhar and S Nahdargi 9. Mitigating Avalanche Disasters in Indian Himalaya 124 S S Sharma 10. Landslide Hazard Zonation: Some Thoughts 134 R K Bhandari 11. Coping with Landslide Disasters in the Western Ghats 153 S S Thigale and A S Khandge 12. Landslide Hazards in the Himalaya: Strategy for Their Management 165 M P Sah and S K Bartarya 13. Coping with Tropical Cyclone Disaster: The Forecasting Aspect 180 U C Mohanty and M Mandal 14. A Strategy for Cyclone Disaster Reduction-Real-Time Storm 197 Surge Prediction S K Dube 15. Applications of Satellite Survey in Coastal Disasters A S Rajawat and Shailesh Nayak 16. Monsoon Drought-A Natural Iwhumanswnuau D R Sikka 17. Advance Planning for Desertification: Need for a Monitoring and Warning System Amal Kar 18. Disaster Management Strategie iii India Vinod K Sharma 19. Sanitation and Medicare in the Hazard-Affected Areas Dipika Sur and S K Bhattacharya 20. Biotechnology Interventions in Rehabilitation of Victims of Natural Disasters: Some Instances Manju Sharma and Hamida bdi, 21. Recommendations on the Strategy for Coping With Natural Hazards in India K S Valdiva and V S Kale.
Summary: Contributed papers presented at a symposium on "Coping with Natural Hazards" held at University of Pune, India, on Oct. 5-6, 2001, in conjunction with the 71st annual session of National Academy of Sciences, India.
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"The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad."

Originally published: 2004.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Preface: Preparing and Planning-the Key to Hazard Management 1
MG KMenon
2. Geodynamic Perspective of Natural Hazards in India 7
KSValdiya
3. Meteorological Dimensions of Natural Hazards 37
PKDas
4. A Perspective of Seismic Hazard and Risk in Northern India 48
KN Khattri
5. Towards Better Seismic Hazard Assessment: Need for an 59
Integrated Aoroach
C,, Rajidran and Kusala,Raidhran
6. Public Policies for Hazard Management: Appropriate Structural 71
Designs and Building Codes
D K Paul
7. Floods in India: Their Frequency and Pattern 91
Vishwas S Kale
8. Floods in North Indian River Systems 104
0 N Dhar and S Nahdargi
9. Mitigating Avalanche Disasters in Indian Himalaya 124
S S Sharma
10. Landslide Hazard Zonation: Some Thoughts 134
R K Bhandari
11. Coping with Landslide Disasters in the Western Ghats 153
S S Thigale and A S Khandge
12. Landslide Hazards in the Himalaya: Strategy for Their Management 165
M P Sah and S K Bartarya
13. Coping with Tropical Cyclone Disaster: The Forecasting Aspect 180
U C Mohanty and M Mandal
14. A Strategy for Cyclone Disaster Reduction-Real-Time Storm 197
Surge Prediction
S K Dube
15. Applications of Satellite Survey in Coastal Disasters
A S Rajawat and Shailesh Nayak
16. Monsoon Drought-A Natural Iwhumanswnuau
D R Sikka
17. Advance Planning for Desertification: Need for a
Monitoring and Warning System
Amal Kar
18. Disaster Management Strategie iii India
Vinod K Sharma
19. Sanitation and Medicare in the Hazard-Affected Areas
Dipika Sur and S K Bhattacharya
20. Biotechnology Interventions in Rehabilitation of
Victims of Natural Disasters: Some Instances
Manju Sharma and Hamida bdi,
21. Recommendations on the Strategy for Coping With Natural
Hazards in India
K S Valdiva and V S Kale.

Contributed papers presented at a symposium on "Coping with Natural Hazards" held at University of Pune, India, on Oct. 5-6, 2001, in conjunction with the 71st annual session of National Academy of Sciences, India.

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