Coverart for item
The Resource Extreme events in nature and society, S. Albeverio, V. Jentsch, H. Kantz (eds.), (electronic book)

Extreme events in nature and society, S. Albeverio, V. Jentsch, H. Kantz (eds.), (electronic book)

Label
Extreme events in nature and society
Title
Extreme events in nature and society
Statement of responsibility
S. Albeverio, V. Jentsch, H. Kantz (eds.)
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents unifying and distinguishing features of extreme events, including problems of understanding and modelling their origin, spatial and temporal extension, and potential impact. This book aims to help in the difficult problem of anticipation: forecasting the event and proposing measures to moderate or prevent it
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
363.34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.E98 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Albeverio, Sergio
  • Jentsch, V.
  • Kantz, Holger
Series statement
Frontiers collection,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural disasters
  • Disasters
  • Emergency management
Label
Extreme events in nature and society, S. Albeverio, V. Jentsch, H. Kantz (eds.), (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; 1 Extreme Events: Magic, Mysteries, and Challenges; 2 Anticipating Extreme Events; 3 Mathematical Methods and Concepts; 4 Dynamical Interpretation of Extreme Events; 5 Endogenous versus Exogenous Origins of Crises; 6 Epilepsy: Extreme Events in the Human Brain; 7 Extreme Events in the Geological Past; 8 Wind and Precipitation Extremes in the Earth's Atmosphere; 9 Freak Ocean Waves and Refraction of Gaussian Seas; 10 Predicting the Lifetime of Steel; 11 Computer Simulations of Opinions and their Reactions to Extreme Events
Control code
SPR68194588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540286110
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Extreme events in nature and society, S. Albeverio, V. Jentsch, H. Kantz (eds.), (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; 1 Extreme Events: Magic, Mysteries, and Challenges; 2 Anticipating Extreme Events; 3 Mathematical Methods and Concepts; 4 Dynamical Interpretation of Extreme Events; 5 Endogenous versus Exogenous Origins of Crises; 6 Epilepsy: Extreme Events in the Human Brain; 7 Extreme Events in the Geological Past; 8 Wind and Precipitation Extremes in the Earth's Atmosphere; 9 Freak Ocean Waves and Refraction of Gaussian Seas; 10 Predicting the Lifetime of Steel; 11 Computer Simulations of Opinions and their Reactions to Extreme Events
Control code
SPR68194588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540286110
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

Processing Feedback ...