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Author Bier, Vicki M. (Univer. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Title Risk in Extreme Environments : Preparing, Avoiding, Mitigating, and Managing
Published Florence, UNITED STATES : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Assessing the risks of extreme events -- 1. Probabilistic risk analysis / Vicki Bier -- 2. meaning of black swans / Terje Aven -- pt. 2 Managing the risks of extreme events -- 3. "As if their lives depended on it": high performance in extreme environments / Ron Westrum -- 4. Decision making on trial: the extreme situation at Fukushima Dai Ichi / Franck Guarnieri -- 5. Prevention versus response: application in the management of disease / Levan Elbakidze -- 6. feasibility and value of adaptive strategies for extreme risks / Robert Goble -- pt. 3 Perceptions of extreme risks -- 7. It won't happen to me: the behavioral impact of extreme risks / Ido Erev -- 8. Social amplification of risk and extreme events / Roger E. Kasperson -- pt. 4 Case studies of extreme risks -- 9. Safety and severe accidents in nuclear reactors / Vicki Bier -- 10. Mitigating extreme infectious disease disaster risk / Terrence M. O'Sullivan -- 11. Global catastrophes: the most extreme risks / Anthony M. Barrett
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Subject Accidents -- Prevention.
Disasters.
Emergency management.
Risk management.
Risk -- Sociological aspects.
Accidents -- Prevention.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Disasters.
Emergency management.
Risk management.
Risk -- Sociological aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315557541
1317029941
1472439902
9781315557540
9781317029946
9781472439901