Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

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Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
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Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change and tornadoes, among other topics. Remaining sections cover socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. This book will serve as a consolidated resource for academics, students and researchers who are eager to learn about the most pressing issues in today's natural hazard research. Provides a platform for readers to keep up-to-date with the interdisciplinary research that new professionals are producing Covers the multidisciplinary perspectives of the hazards and disasters field Includes international perspectives from new professionals around the world, including developing countries

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

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