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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Optimisation of Disaster Forecasting and Prevention Measures in the Context of Human and Social Dynamics (2008 : Chișinău, Moldova) (Chișinău, Moldovia)

Title Optimisation of disaster forecasting and prevention measures in the context of human and social dynamics / edited by Ion Apostol [and others]
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series NATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics, 1874-6276 ; v. 52
NATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics ; v. 52
Contents Title page; Preface; Contents; Theme 1. Land-Based Hazards/Risks; Theme 2. Water-Based Hazards/Risks; Theme 3. Mining/Industrial Hazards/Risks; Theme 4. Health/Radiological Hazards/Risks; Theme 5. Hazard/Risk Communication/Public Participation; Author Index
Summary Addresses a wide range of disaster-management regimes. This book discusses monitoring and the assessment of health and environmental pollution risks, as well as the communication of these risks to the public. It focuses on risk assessment as part of national policies regarding protection of man and environment
Notes "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Optimisation of Disaster Forecasting and Prevention Measures in the Context of Human and Social Dynamics, Chisinau, Moldovia, 7-10 April 2008"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and author index
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Subject Disasters -- Europe -- Forecasting -- Congresses.
Hazard mitigation -- Europe -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Apostol, Ion.
ISBN 1441616802 (electronic bk.)
1586039482
1607503905
9781441616807 (electronic bk.)
9781586039486
9781607503903