World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk

World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk

Hardcover(2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662454299
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Series: IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shi Peijun, majored in Natural Disaster Risk Management, is the Academician of the China Science Center of International Eurasian academy of Sciences, and was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2004. He is the Deputy Director of the National Expert Committee on Disaster Reduction Committee, the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University. He has led more than 10 national projects, including the project of the National Science and Technology Support Project Programme and National Key Basic Research and Development Program. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal papers and more than 30 books and atlas.

Table of Contents

Global Earthquake Risk Map.- Global Volcano Risk Map.- Global Landslide Risk Map.- Global Typhoon Risk Map.- Global Storm Surge Risk Map.- Global Flood Risk Map.- Global Drought Risk Map.- Global Sandstorm and Dust Storm Risk Map.- Global Cold Wave Risk Map.- Global Heat Wave Risk Map.- Global Wild Fire Risk Map.- Global Land Desertification Risk Map.- Global Soil Salinization Risk Map.- Integrated Global Disaster Risk Map.

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