Natural Disasters in China

This is the first English language book that systematically introduces the spatial and temporal patterns of major natural disasters in China from 1949 to 2014. It also reveals natural disaster formation mechanisms and processes, quantifies vulnerability to these disasters, evaluates disaster risks,...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Shi, Peijun (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This is the first English language book that systematically introduces the spatial and temporal patterns of major natural disasters in China from 1949 to 2014. It also reveals natural disaster formation mechanisms and processes, quantifies vulnerability to these disasters, evaluates disaster risks, summarizes the key strategies of integrated disaster risk governance, and analyzes large-scale disaster response cases in recent years in China. The book can be a good reference for researchers, students, and practitioners in the field of natural disaster risk management and risk governance for improving the understanding of natural disasters in China
Physical Description:XI, 288 p. 141 illus online resource
ISBN:9783662502709