Disaster Knowledge

Disaster Culture: Knowledge and Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe

Disaster Culture: Knowledge and
Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe

by Gregory Button
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1598743899 | 312 Pages | PDF | 1.93 MB

In this major comparative study, Gregory Button draws on three decades of research on the most infamous human and environmental calamities to break new ground in our understanding of these moments of chaos.

Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Feb. 13, 2017
Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Abhilash GB - Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager
Published: 2014-05-26 | ISBN: 1782176446 | PDF | 162 pages | 4 MB

The Earthquake Observers: Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Feb. 7, 2017
The Earthquake Observers: Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter (Repost)

Deborah Coen, "The Earthquake Observers: Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter"
English | ISBN: 0226111814, 022621205X | 2013 | 368 pages | PDF | 2 MB
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 | 7 Feb. 2017 | ISBN: 9811030863 | 458 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, high performance computing methods and realistic visualization techniques for tall buildings and urban areas, with particular emphasize on collapse prevention and mitigation in extreme earthquakes, earthquake loss evaluation and seismic resilience.

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