IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series

Disaster Risk Science

Authors: Shi, Peijun

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  • Systematically introduces basic theories, methods and applications of disaster risk science for the first time
  • Includes over 300 illustrative figures
  • Offers in-depth analysis of disaster risk science from the angle of different subjects including disaster science, emergency technology and risk management
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This is the first English language book to systematically introduce basic theories, methods and applications of disaster risk science from the angle of different subjects including disaster science, emergency technology and risk management. Viewed from basic theories, disaster risk science consists of disaster system, formation mechanism and process, covering 3 chapters in this book. From the perspective of technical methods, disaster risk science includes measurement and assessment of disasters, mapping and zoning of disaster risk, covering 4 chapters in this book. From the angle of application practices, disaster risk science contains disaster management, emergency response and integrated disaster risk paradigm, covering 3 chapters in the book. The book can be a good reference for researchers, students, and practitioners in the field of disaster risk science and natural disaster risk management for more actively participating in and supporting the development of "disaster risk science".

About the authors

Peijun Shi, a leading expert of natural disaster risk management in China, 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 Expert Committee of China National Commission for Disaster Reduction and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University. He has led more than 10 national research projects, including projects of the National Science and Technology Support Program and National Key Basic Research and Development Program, and published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 30 books and atlases. The representative books in recent years include Natural Disasters in China, World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk and Integrated Risk Governance:Science Plan and Case Studies of Large-scale Disasters.


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 107,09 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-6689-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 129,99 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-6688-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disaster Risk Science
Authors
Series Title
IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Beijing Normal University Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for print book in mainland China: Beijing Normal University Press
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-6689-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-6689-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-6688-8
Series ISSN
2363-4979
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 753
Number of Illustrations
40 b/w illustrations, 236 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Beijing Normal University Press, Beijing, China,2019
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