Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||WMO/TD ;, no. 955|
|Contributions||World Meteorological Organization.|
|LC Classifications||GB5014 .C66 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 92 p. :|
|Number of Pages||92|
|LC Control Number||00457268|
Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards covers the vulnerability of human and environmental systems to climate change and eight natural hazards: earthquakes, floods, landslides, avalanches, forest fires, drought, coastal erosion, and heat waves. Augurisk is a Risk Assessment platform for Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Societal Risks, including Storm events (Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Blizzards), Coastal Flooding (Rising Seas), . Risk assessment of natural hazards - Data availability and applicability for loss quantification ISBN (pdf) ISBN (print) Abstract quan titative natural hazard risk assessment . The assessments are based on comprehensive identification of specific risks within a framework of sources of hazards, called agents of deterioration, and expected frequency of risk events, ranging from continuous to less than one event per century. Between these assessments, numerous projects were undertaken to mitigate risks Author: R. Waller.
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