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Earth Sciences & Geography - Natural Hazards | Progress of Geo-Disaster Mitigation Technology in Asia

Progress of Geo-Disaster Mitigation Technology in Asia

Wang, F., Miyajima, M., Li, T., SHAN, W., Fathani, T.F. (Eds.)

2013, XV, 624 p. 513 illus., 305 illus. in color.

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  • Most comprehensive Work on geo-disaster mitigation in Asia
  • Contains several case studies of geo-disaster
  • MultidisciplinaryWork on fundamental natural hazards research, risk assessment and management, and engineering technologies, which can provide more efficient disaster mitigation
This book includes the recent 10-year achievement of geo-disaster mitigation by leading Asian scientists from Japan, China, Indonesia, Korea, Iran and Far East of Russia. Case studies on recent occurred geo-disasters in Asian region have been presented. The forming mechanics of hazards such as earthquake and landslide are deeply discussed, and the disaster mitigation technology for building and pipeline safety, landslide hazard assessment and risk management are introduced.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Disaster Mitigation - Earthquake Engineering - Engineering Geology - Landslides - Lifeline Safety - Natural Hazard Management

Related subjects » Earth System Sciences - Environmental Science & Engineering - Natural Hazards

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