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Atlas of Natural Disasters in China by People"s Insurance Company of China and Beijing Normal University

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Published by Science Pr .
Written in English


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  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13005314M
ISBN 107030033930
ISBN 109787030033932

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About this book. This is the first English language book that systematically introduces the spatial and temporal patterns of major natural disasters in China from to It also reveals natural disaster formation mechanisms and processes, quantifies vulnerability to these disasters, evaluates disaster risks, summarizes the key strategies of integrated disaster risk governance, and analyzes . The atlas can be a good reference for researchers and students in the field of natural disaster risk management and risk governance, and enterpriser and risk manager as well to understand the global natural disaster risk. Prof. Peijun Shi works at Beijing Normal University, China; Prof. Roger Kasperson works at Clark University, USA. In , China suffered a catastrophic flood that claimed millions of lives. This was neither a natural nor human-made disaster. Rather, it was created by an interaction between the environment and by: 2. National Geographic Atlas of China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Boasting more than full-color maps and illustration /5(1).

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This is the first English language book that systematically introduces the spatial and temporal patterns of major natural disasters in China from to This book will appeal to students and scholars of Chinese history, environmental history, and disaster studies. It analyses of one of the most lethal floods in history, exploring its environmental, social, and cultural dimensions. It examines the historical development of water problems in Yangzi region, which remain relevant today.   Zhou Xun, whose new book, The Great Famine in China, collects original documents on the disaster for the first time, writes that much of that material has already been made inaccessible by. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.