Disaster Knowledge

Earthquake Disaster Simulation of Civil Infrastructures: From Tall Buildings to Urban Areas

Earthquake Disaster Simulation of Civil Infrastructures: From Tall Buildings to Urban Areas by Xinzheng Lu
English | 16 Feb. 2017 | ISBN: 9811030863 | 440 Pages | PDF | 31.39 MB

Based on more than 12 years of systematic investigation on earthquake disaster simulation of civil infrastructures, this book covers the major research outcomes including a number of novel computational models,

PBS Nova - Nuclear Meltdown Disaster (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 14, 2017
PBS Nova - Nuclear Meltdown Disaster (2015)

PBS Nova - Nuclear Meltdown Disaster (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1980 Kbps | 53mn 25s | 809 MB
Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

NOVA reveals the minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima nuclear crisis—the one you know about, and the one you likely don’t: the perilously close call at the other Fukushima nuclear power plant a few miles away from the meltdowns. With unprecedented access inside both Fukushima nuclear power plants, NOVA speaks with workers who were there during the harrowing days—a crisis that began as a natural a disaster but was made worse by human beings.

Providing Disaster Recovery with Azure Services  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by naag at Jan. 14, 2017
Providing Disaster Recovery with Azure Services

Providing Disaster Recovery with Azure Services
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 2.5 Hours | 274 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

As organizations look to provide disaster recovery capabilities, using the cloud becomes an obvious economical choice without sacrificing capability. This course will teach you technologies for utilizing Azure as part of a disaster recovery strategy.

Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Jan. 10, 2017
Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management

Simon Bennett, "Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 140941194X | PDF | pages: 287 | 3.0 mb

The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 8, 2016
The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink

The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink[ THE BLUE DEATH: DISEASE, DISASTER, AND THE WATER WE DRINK ] by Morris, Robert D. (Author) Jul-31-07[ Hardcover ] by Robert D. Morris
English | 2007 | ISBN: 1851685758 | 321 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Drinking water. In the walls, beneath the streets, around the world, it races through unseen pipes to fi ll tens of billions of glasses, cups, and bottles each day and to quench that most essential of human drives, thirst. For millions of years, intimate knowledge about the source of our water was among the most important bits of information our ancestors carried. Today that intimacy is lost. We turn on a tap and water flows as if by magic.

Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Nov. 28, 2016
Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice

Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice (Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research) by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Marisol Estrella, Udo Nehren
2016 | ISBN: 3319436317 | English | 598 pages | PDF | 15 MB

When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's Siberian Disaster  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Nov. 26, 2016
When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's Siberian Disaster

When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's Siberian Disaster by Carl J. Richard
2013 | ISBN: 1442219890 | English | 210 pages | EPUB | 7 MB
100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster

Clint Emerson, "100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster"
ISBN: 1501143905 | 2016 | EPUB | 272 pages | 78 MB

Disaster Resilience of Education Systems  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at June 6, 2016
Disaster Resilience of Education Systems

Disaster Resilience of Education Systems: Experiences from Japan
Springer | Natural Hazards | July 4, 2016 | ISBN-10: 4431559809 | 241 pages | pdf | 5.81 mb

Editors: Shiwaku, Koichi, Sakurai, Aiko, Shaw, Rajib (Eds.)
Links the education system and governance for disaster risk reduction
Provides details of disaster risk reduction governance for education
Explains experiences and lessons of research and practices for disaster education in Japan
Draws lessons from Japanese perspectives and points out their relevance to other parts of the world
International Conference on Professional Engineers : Challenges in Disaster Management

International Conference on Professional Engineers : Challenges in Disaster Management (International Journal for Research in Engineering and Technology Book 3) by Dr Mukunda
English | Feb 29, 2016 | ASIN: B01CEDAEVA | 514 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 47.55 MB

In order to enhance the capacity of professionals to cope with engineering challenges in Disaster Management, the Department of Civil Engineering is organizing International Conference on Engineering Challenges in Disaster Management (ICPECDM ‘14).