ISBN 10 : 3540742743
ISBN 13 : 9783540742746
Tsunamis are underrated as major hazards, mainly due to the misconceptions that they occur infrequently and happen along some distant shoreline. However, evidence for past great ts..
ISBN 10 : 376438364X
ISBN 13 : 9783764383640
This volume features contributions from the first Meeting of the Tsunami Commission after the big 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It presents consolidated findings based on hydro..
ISBN 10 : 9048132363
ISBN 13 : 9789048132362
The International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) was established as a means of raising worldwide public and political awareness of the vast, though frequently under-used, potential th..
ISBN 10 : 9781139441100
ISBN 13 : 1139441108
Natural hazards afflict all corners of the Earth; often unexpected, seemingly unavoidable and frequently catastrophic in their impact. This revised edition is a comprehensive, inte..
ISBN 10 : 9781426309809
ISBN 13 : 1426309805
It’s another beautiful day of your paradise vacation in South Asia. You look out onto a calm sea on this day after Christmas, already looking forward to ringing in 2005. But why ..
ISBN 10 : 9781780234168
ISBN 13 : 1780234163
When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country’s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the de..