Disaster Risk Science

  • Peijun Shi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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    Pages 1-48
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    Pages 49-96
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    Pages 97-164
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    Pages 225-328
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    Pages 329-422
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    Pages 423-489
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    Pages 491-539
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    Pages 635-753

About this book


This is the first English language book to systematically introduce basic theories, methods and applications of disaster risk science from the angle of different subjects including disaster science, emergency technology and risk management. Viewed from basic theories, disaster risk science consists of disaster system, formation mechanism and process, covering 3 chapters in this book. From the perspective of technical methods, disaster risk science includes measurement and assessment of disasters, mapping and zoning of disaster risk, covering 4 chapters in this book. From the angle of application practices, disaster risk science contains disaster management, emergency response and integrated disaster risk paradigm, covering 3 chapters in the book. The book can be a good reference for researchers, students, and practitioners in the field of disaster risk science and natural disaster risk management for more actively participating in and supporting the development of "disaster risk science".


disaster system formation mechanism and process measurement and assessment of disasters mapping and zoning of disaster risk risk analysis and models disaster management emergency response integrated disaster risk paradigm

Authors and affiliations

  • Peijun Shi
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource EcologyBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Beijing Normal University Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-6688-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-6689-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-4979
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-4987
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