The Resource The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction, edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella

The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction, edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella

Label
The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction
Title
The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
363.34/72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF85
LC item number
.R65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renaud, Fabrice G
  • Sudmeier-Rieux, Karen
  • Estrella, Marisol
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hazardous geographic environments
  • Natural disasters
  • Ecosystem management
  • Emergency management
  • Ecological disturbances
Label
The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction, edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=3039647
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Why do ecosystems matter in disaster risk reduction? The relevance of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction / Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella ; Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) an overview / Marisol Estrella and Nina Saalismaa. -- Part 2: Ecosystems and coastal disaster risk reduction. Investigating the performance of coastal ecosystems for hazard mitigation / Sam S.L. Hettiarachchi, Saman P. Samarawickrama, Harindra J.S. Fernando, A. Harsha R. Ratnasooriya, N.A. Kithsiri Nandasena and Srimal Bandara ; Bioshields: Mangrove ecosystems as resilient natural coastal defenses / Carmen Lacambra, Daniel A. Friess, Tom Spencer and Iris Möller ; Integrating the role of ecosystems in disaster risk and vulnerability assessments: Lessons from the Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Methodology Development Project (RiVAMP) in Negril, Jamaica / Pascal Peduzzi, Adonis Velegrakis, Marisol Estrella and Bruno Chatenoux ; Increasing the resilience of human and natural communities to coastal hazards: Supporting decisions in New York and Connecticut / Michael W. Beck, Ben Gilmer, Zach Ferdaña, George T. Raber, Christine C. Shepard, Imen Meliane, Jeffrey D. Stone, Adam W. Whelchel, Mark Hoover and Sarah Newkirk ; A coastal adaptation strategy for the City of Cape Town: An ecosystem-based management approach towards risk reduction / Darryl Colenbrander, Penny Price, Gregg Oelofse and Sakhile Tsotsobe ; Lessons from local initiatives on ecosystem-based climate change work in Tonga / Stavros Mavrogenis and Ilan Kelman. -- Part 3: Water resources management for disaster risk reduction. Good flood, bad flood: Maintaining dynamic river basins for community resilience/ Pieter van Eijk, Chris Baker, Romana Gaspirc, and Ritesh Kumar ; Utilizing integrated water resources management approaches to support disaster risk reduction / James Dalton, Radhika Murti and Alvin Chandra ; The matter is not if, but when and where: The role of capacity development in disaster risk reduction aiming for a sustainable water supply and sanitation / Madeleine Fogde, Luis Macario and Kirsten Carey. -- Part 4: Sustainable land management for disaster risk reduction. The role of vegetation cover change in landslide hazard and risk / Maria Papathoma-Koehle and Thomas Glade ; Protection forests: A key factor in integrated risk management in the Alps / André Wehrli and Luuk Dorren ; Forest cover and landslide trends: A case study from Dolakha District in central-eastern Nepal, 1992-2009 / Stéphanie Jaquet, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Marc-Henri Derron and Michel Jaboyedoff. -- Part 5: Policy, planning and future perspectives. Reducing vulnerability: The role of protected areas in mitigating natural disasters / Nigel Dudley, Kathy MacKinnon and Sue Stolton ; Urban disaster risk reduction and ecosystem services / Lorenzo Guadagno, Yaella Depietri and Urbano Fra Paleo ; Applyling environmental impact assessments and strategic environmental assessments in disaster management / Anil Kumar Gupta and Sreeja S. Nair ; Opportunities, challenges and future perspectives for ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction / Marisol Estrella, Fabrice G. Renaud and Karen Sudmeier-Rieux
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280871906
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp11120240
Label
The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction, edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=3039647
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Why do ecosystems matter in disaster risk reduction? The relevance of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction / Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella ; Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) an overview / Marisol Estrella and Nina Saalismaa. -- Part 2: Ecosystems and coastal disaster risk reduction. Investigating the performance of coastal ecosystems for hazard mitigation / Sam S.L. Hettiarachchi, Saman P. Samarawickrama, Harindra J.S. Fernando, A. Harsha R. Ratnasooriya, N.A. Kithsiri Nandasena and Srimal Bandara ; Bioshields: Mangrove ecosystems as resilient natural coastal defenses / Carmen Lacambra, Daniel A. Friess, Tom Spencer and Iris Möller ; Integrating the role of ecosystems in disaster risk and vulnerability assessments: Lessons from the Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Methodology Development Project (RiVAMP) in Negril, Jamaica / Pascal Peduzzi, Adonis Velegrakis, Marisol Estrella and Bruno Chatenoux ; Increasing the resilience of human and natural communities to coastal hazards: Supporting decisions in New York and Connecticut / Michael W. Beck, Ben Gilmer, Zach Ferdaña, George T. Raber, Christine C. Shepard, Imen Meliane, Jeffrey D. Stone, Adam W. Whelchel, Mark Hoover and Sarah Newkirk ; A coastal adaptation strategy for the City of Cape Town: An ecosystem-based management approach towards risk reduction / Darryl Colenbrander, Penny Price, Gregg Oelofse and Sakhile Tsotsobe ; Lessons from local initiatives on ecosystem-based climate change work in Tonga / Stavros Mavrogenis and Ilan Kelman. -- Part 3: Water resources management for disaster risk reduction. Good flood, bad flood: Maintaining dynamic river basins for community resilience/ Pieter van Eijk, Chris Baker, Romana Gaspirc, and Ritesh Kumar ; Utilizing integrated water resources management approaches to support disaster risk reduction / James Dalton, Radhika Murti and Alvin Chandra ; The matter is not if, but when and where: The role of capacity development in disaster risk reduction aiming for a sustainable water supply and sanitation / Madeleine Fogde, Luis Macario and Kirsten Carey. -- Part 4: Sustainable land management for disaster risk reduction. The role of vegetation cover change in landslide hazard and risk / Maria Papathoma-Koehle and Thomas Glade ; Protection forests: A key factor in integrated risk management in the Alps / André Wehrli and Luuk Dorren ; Forest cover and landslide trends: A case study from Dolakha District in central-eastern Nepal, 1992-2009 / Stéphanie Jaquet, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Marc-Henri Derron and Michel Jaboyedoff. -- Part 5: Policy, planning and future perspectives. Reducing vulnerability: The role of protected areas in mitigating natural disasters / Nigel Dudley, Kathy MacKinnon and Sue Stolton ; Urban disaster risk reduction and ecosystem services / Lorenzo Guadagno, Yaella Depietri and Urbano Fra Paleo ; Applyling environmental impact assessments and strategic environmental assessments in disaster management / Anil Kumar Gupta and Sreeja S. Nair ; Opportunities, challenges and future perspectives for ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction / Marisol Estrella, Fabrice G. Renaud and Karen Sudmeier-Rieux
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280871906
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp11120240

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