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Title Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean : moving from the reactive to the proactive / edited by Serwan M.J. Baban
Published Kingston, Jamaica : University of the West Indies Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 256 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Enduring landslides and floods in the Caribbean Region -- Modelling landslides in tropical environments -- Planning for hillside terrains -- Developing a GIS-based landslide susceptibility map for tropical mountainous environment -- Using GIS for flood management and mitigation in Trinidad and Tobago -- Using GIS for flood risk assessment and flood sensitivity maps for a watershed in Trinidad and Tobago -- A new examination of floods in the region: debris floods and debris flows in the Caribbean -- Mapping flood-prone areas: a geoinformatics approach -- Developing a proactive approach to geohazards management in Trinidad and Tobago -- Issues in flood risk management -- REcognizing and managing unstable slopes in Trinidad and Tobago -- Developing early warning systems for managing geohazards in the Caribbean -- Beyond humanitarianism: building resilient communities, revisiting the development dialogue
Notes Proceedings from the workshop "Enduring Geohazards (Landslides and Floods) in the Caribbean Region," held at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, on Dec. 8, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Flood damage prevention -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Hazard mitigation -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Landslides -- Caribbean Area -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Baban, Serwan M. J.
University of the West Indies (Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago)
ISBN 1435689747 (electronic bk.)
9781435689749 (electronic bk.)