Tsunami: Threats and Management, 1/e
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Tsunami: Threats and Management, 1/e

Author : Jagbir Singh
© Year : 2009
ISBN : 9789380026244
Pages : 222
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.22   kg
Price :   15.00

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The book deals with the mechanism of Tsunami related environmental problems to India and the role that disaster management will play. Natural disasters are a big challenge for the world community, particularly for India, where the time has come that the government takes responsibility to see that the local people living in the coastal areas must be involved and that the disaster management awareness programme must be compulsory in all schools. This book deals with all the aspects of Tsunamis and their management.

Salient Features:

  • Provides information regarding the mechanism of Tsunamis and the role of disaster management.
  • Profusely illustrated with pictures and tables to better understand this mechanism.
  • A detailed glossary is given at the end of the book.

  • Mechanisms of Tsunamis
  • Origin and Scientific Causes of Tsunamis
  • Chronology of World Tsunamis
  • Ecological & Environmental Impacts of a Tsunami
  • Future Threats of a Tsunamis
  • Tsunami Disaster & their Management
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index

Jagbir Singh :- Jagbir Singh is the Head, Dept. of Geography, Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi, India. For the past fourteen years he has concerned himself with deeper issues involving environmental disasters (both natural and man made), environmental ecology and sustainability. The use of Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS has enabled him to work at local, national and international levels. He has received scholarships to attend international conferences in Sweden, U.S.A., Australia, Uzbekistan, Singapore and Malaysia.
Dr. Singh convened two international and three national conferences related to environmental issues at global levels. He has written many books including “Tourism Geography”, “Tsunamis: Threats and Management”, “Environment and Development: Opportunities and Challenges” and “Ecotourism.” Dr. Singh has completed his Ph.D. on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Currently he is doing his MBA in Disaster Management from I.P. University, Delhi, India.

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