Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security: Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks - Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace 5 (Hardback)Hans Gunter Brauch (editor), Ursula Oswald Spring (editor), Czeslaw Mesjasz (editor), John Grin (editor), Patricia Kameri-Mbote (editor), Bechir Chourou (editor), Pal Dunay (editor), Jorn Birkmann (editor)
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Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security - Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks reviews conceptual debates and case studies focusing on disasters and security threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in Europe, the Mediterranean and other regions.
It discusses social science concepts of vulnerability and risks, global, regional and national security challenges, global warming, floods, desertification and drought as environmental security challenges, water and food security challenges and vulnerabilities, vulnerability mapping of environmental security challenges and risks, contributions of remote sensing to the recognition of security risks, mainstreaming early warning of conflicts and hazards and provides conceptual and policy conclusions.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 1818
Weight: 5498 g
Dimensions: 279 x 210 x 71 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.
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