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Earth and Atmospheric Disaster Management Natural and Man-Made

Navale Pandharinath (Author)

In recent decades it is observed there is a rise in disasters all over the world and attributed to global warming and climate change. In order to reduce the adverse effect of natural disaster events and to educate the people over the world how to minimize the losses particularly life, world body (UN) declared the decade 1990-1999 as “International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction”. As a result, the subject Disaster Management is being introduced in university syllabus. The present book designed to serve as a text book/reference book for various courses in various educational curriculums. It meets both the needs of teachers, professionals, scientific community and Govt. executives.

Contents: 1. The Atmosphere. 2. The Oceans. 3. Environment. 4. Food Chain. 5. Environmental Degradation and Protection. 6. Disaster Management Plan (DMP) – General. 7. Cyclones and their Hazard Potential. 8. India Meteorological Department and Cyclone Warnings in India. 9. Cyclone Disaster Management–Plan. 10. Action Plan for Cyclone Disaster Management. 11. Role of Different Institutions in Natural Disaster Management. 12. The Role of Defence and other Services in Disaster Management. 13. Floods. 14. Drought. 15. Soils. 16. Earthquakes. 17. Hazards Associated with Convective Clouds. 18. Environmental Pollution. 19. Aviation Hazards and Safety Measures. 20. Modern Aids of Communication and Detection. 21. A Glance at Disaster Management Act-2005.

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Title Earth and Atmospheric Disaster Management Natural and Man-Made
Format Softcover
Date published: 07.02.2019
Edition 2nd. ed.
Publisher BS Publications
Language: English
isbn 9789388305426
length 495p.