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Psychological Strategies and Challenges in Disaster Recovery  

Priscilla Dass-Brailsford

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Public Finance of Natural Hazards Risk Reduction and Community Resilience Promotion in Developed Countries  

Charlotte Kirschner and Akheil Singla

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Readiness for Natural Hazards  

Douglas Paton

Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Humankind has always lived with natural hazards and their consequences. While the frequency and intensity of geological processes may have remained relatively stable, population growth and ... More

Real-Time Flood Forecasting in the United States  

Pedro Restrepo

Subject:
Floods
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Remote Sensing and Modeling of Natural Hazards  

Mahesh Prakash, James Hilton, and Claire Miller

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Remote Sensing of Floods  

Guy J.-P. Schumann

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
Subject:
Floods
For about 40 years, with a proliferation over the last two decades, remote sensing data, primarily in the form of satellite and airborne imagery and altimetry, have been used to study ... More

Resilience and Sustainability in Relation to Natural Disasters  

Anna Bozza, Domenico Asprone, and Gaetano Manfredi

Subject:
Resilience
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Scaling Theory of Floods for Developing a Physical Basis of Statistical Flood Frequency Relations  

Vijay Gupta

Subject:
Floods
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Sinkhole Hazards  

Francisco Gutiérrez

Online publication date:
Jul 2016
Sinkholes or dolines are closed depressions characteristic of terrains underlain by soluble rocks (carbonates and/or evaporites). They may be related to the differential dissolutional ... More

Snow Avalanches  

Christophe Ancey

Online publication date:
Mar 2016
Avalanches have long been a natural threat to humans in mountainous areas. At the end of the Middle Ages, the population in Europe experienced significant growth, leading to an intensive ... More

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