By John R. Booker
The authors talk about all key points of the layout of barrier platforms, together with leachate assortment, normal limitations reminiscent of clayey aquitards, clay liners, geomembrane and composite liners etc. they've got built-in the engineering and hydrogeological concerns and the layout of waste disposal amenities to supply a valid base from which engineers can paintings. there's additionally a finished view of modelling as relating to sensible landfill layout, and key reviews supply examples of exact box performance.
By Andrew Karvonen
By Eduardo Maldonado,Simos Yannas
By Frank Werner
By Karl Werner Steininger,Christian Steinreiber,Christoph Ritz
Dürresommer 2003, Hochwasser 2002, Lawinenwinter 1999/2000, Wintersturm Lothar 1999: Vier zentral-europäische Naturkatastrophen der letzten Jahre. Mit welchen extremen Wetterereignissen müssen wir in Zukunft rechnen? Welche wirtschaftlichen Folgen sind damit verbunden? Wie können sich besonders gefährdete Wirtschaftsbranchen vor zu großer Schadenswirkung schützen? Welche Aufgaben muss dabei die Politik übernehmen? Dies sind die zentralen Kernfragen des vorliegenden Buches, in dem erstmals KlimaforscherInnen gemeinsam mit VertreterInnen der Wirtschaftsbranchen dieses aktuelle Problemfeld behandeln.
Auf den bisherigen Erfahrungen mit Betroffenheit, Anpassung und Katastrophenmanagement aufbauend wurden Handlungsempfehlungen aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Politik an gesellschaftliche Mechanismen erstellt, die allgemeine politische, fiskalische und ordnungspolitische Maßnahmen, aber auch Maßnahmen zur Sicherung der Versorgung im Katastrophenfall umfassen. Abschließend weist der vorliegende Band auf zukünftig notwendige Forschungsschwerpunkte und die Schaffung hierfür angemessener Rahmenbedingungen hin.
By Nathaniel O. Agola,Joseph L. Awange
This ebook reports the major conceptions and monetary theories of poverty, explains poverty-environment nexus, and eventually deals cutting edge socio-economic and medical geospatial ideas for the twenty first Century. The booklet allows for our readers to appreciate poverty thorough a concise overview of the foremost theoretical financial frameworks, measures of poverty, and issues out the necessity to comprehend rural-urban dichotomy of poverty.
We locate the theories and measures to be less-than ideal and for that reason indicate the necessity to deal with those measures and theories as handy instruments missing excellent accuracy and utmost medical reliability. It follows then that the supposedly knowledgeably crafted poverty relief and environmental protection options are inherently imperfect.
The monetary suggestions proposed during this booklet go beyond extant humdrum macroeconomic and coverage measures focusing on poverty and environmental matters. We element to a brand new paradigm during which deepest quarter and different stakeholders can create new and inclusive markets the place worth is co-created and shared.
Above all, this ebook bargains well timed cutting-edge geospatial strategies focusing on the main urgent worldwide difficulties of water, e.g., using the Gravity restoration and weather test (GRACE) missions to estimate alterations in kept water within the water-poverty-environment nexus, pollutants, agriculture and catastrophe administration, the place geospatial concepts are utilized lower than robust environmental influence evaluation regulatory regimes.
This ebook offers an exceptional precis of monetary theories of poverty in addition to a brilliant depiction of the country of environmental degradation on the earth. humans frequently paintings individually on diversified concerns which are, in reality, heavily intertwined. the primary of holism is that the complete is larger than the sum of its elements, and that i think that this joint-venture of 2 specialists on poverty and atmosphere has produced anything greater than a sum of 2 separate monographs at the matters. a number of issues raised during this quantity are worthy heeding after we think about formula and implementation of a really powerful post-MDGs improvement agenda.
Yoichi Mine, Professor of Human protection and African sector research, Graduate college of world reviews, Doshisha college, Japan
By Susmita Dasgupta,Asif Zaman,Subhendu Roy,Mainul Huq,Sarwar Jahan,Ainun Nishat
As such, Dhaka must higher deal with its flood drainage infrastructure and increase the city’s weather catastrophe resilience and adaptive means. yet climate-smart rules require neighborhood planners to higher comprehend the most probably harm from present flooding, power harm from climate-related hazards, and measures that may be taken to deal with present and destiny flooding and model expenses. city Flooding of better Dhaka in a altering weather: construction neighborhood Resilience to catastrophe hazard assesses Dhaka’s preparedness for city flood emergencies, estimates possible harm from severe rainfall occasions by means of 2050 without or with weather swap, develops structural variation measures to deal with present and destiny flooding, evaluates the aid in financial harm due to enforcing those measures, and estimates their cost.
The research during this e-book might help Bangladesh’s coverage makers take distinct steps to mitigate city flooding in Dhaka and increase the city’s resilience within the face of weather switch and variability. outfitted with a number of funding thoughts designed to handle present flooding and additional climate-proof city infrastructure, neighborhood determination makers should be in a position to increase sensible, but potent, innovations that prioritize interventions and series activities.
By Rajib Shaw
During the earlier 10 years following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, necessary classes were discovered and nice alterations were saw. instantly after the catastrophe, the second one global convention on catastrophe relief used to be held in Kobe, Japan, and formulated the Hyogo Framework for motion (HFA: 2005–2015). HFA supplied a platform and framework for alterations and strategies, a lot of which have been a part of the restoration courses within the varied international locations suffering from the 2004 catastrophe. This ebook is a modest try and assessment the teachings realized during the restoration procedure within the affected region.
The publication has 31 chapters, drawing classes from 4 nations: India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. There are 5 sections: review (10 chapters), Indonesia (8 chapters), India (6 chapters), Sri Lanka (5 chapters), and Thailand (2 chapters).
The basic goal teams for this ebook are scholars and researchers within the fields of catastrophe probability relief, atmosphere, and improvement. The ebook presents them with a good suggestion of the present examine tendencies and classes over the last decade of restoration projects. one other goal workforce includes practitioners and coverage makers, who might be capable of practice the information accrued the following to setting up coverage and making decisions.
By Tony Professor Prato,Dan Professor Fagre
By Keith M. Reynolds,Paul F. Hessburg,Patrick S. Bourgeron
Since 1997, the atmosphere administration determination help (EMDS) method has been used around the globe to aid environmental research and making plans in lots of assorted software components, and it's been utilized over quite a lot of geographic scales, from woodland stands to complete nations. an in depth sampling of this variety of purposes is gifted in part 2, during which EMDS software builders describe the various makes use of of the procedure. those debts, including the needful heritage in part 1, supply worthy sensible insights into how the method might be utilized within the common area of environmental management.