Book 2014

Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Change

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ISBN: 978-94-017-8597-6 (Print) 978-94-017-8598-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-19

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 21-49

    The Impact of Climate Change on Natural Disasters

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    Pages 51-61

    Challenges in Early Warning of the Persistent and Widespread Winter Fog over the Indo-Gangetic Plains: A Satellite Perspective

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    Pages 63-87

    Assessing Human Vulnerability to Climate Change from an Evolutionary Perspective

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    Pages 89-108

    Early Warning Systems Defined

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    Pages 109-125

    The State of Early Warning Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 127-151

    Climate Change and Early Warning Systems for Wildland Fire

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    Pages 153-165

    Climate Change Implications and Use of Early Warning Systems for Global Dust Storms

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    Pages 167-183

    Applications of Medium Range Probabilistic Flood Forecast for Societal Benefits: Lessons Learnt from Bangladesh

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    Pages 185-207

    Flood Forecasting and Early Warning: An Example from the UK Environment Agency

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    Pages 209-222

    The Evolution of Kenya’s Drought Management System

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    Pages 223-248

    Understanding the Warning Process Through the Lens of Practice: Emancipation as a Condition of Action–Some Lessons from France

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    Pages 249-264

    The Effect of Early Flood Warnings on Mitigation and Recovery During the 2010 Pakistan Floods

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    Pages 265-281

    Disasters Are Gendered: What’s New?

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    Pages 283-304

    The Ethics of Early Warning Systems for Climate Change

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    Chapter

    Pages 305-324

    Decadal Warning Systems

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    Pages 325-338

    The Role of Scientific Modelling and Insurance in Providing Innovative Solutions for Managing the Risk of Natural Disasters

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    Pages 339-353

    “Follow the Spiders”: Ecosystems as Early Warnings

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    Pages 355-375

    Natural Hazards and Climate Change in Kenya: Minimizing the Impacts on Vulnerable Communities Through Early Warning Systems

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 377-387