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The Resource Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia : potentials and challenges, edited by Rajib Shaw, Koichi Shiwaku, Takako Izumi, (electronic resource) | (electronic book)

Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia : potentials and challenges, edited by Rajib Shaw, Koichi Shiwaku, Takako Izumi, (electronic resource) | (electronic book)

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Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia : potentials and challenges
Title
Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia
Title remainder
potentials and challenges
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rajib Shaw, Koichi Shiwaku, Takako Izumi
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
363.34/6
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.5.A78
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Shaw, Rajib
  • Shiwaku, Koichi
  • Izumi, Takako
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  • Hazard mitigation
  • Risk management
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Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia : potentials and challenges, edited by Rajib Shaw, Koichi Shiwaku, Takako Izumi, (electronic resource) | (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Front Cover; Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Preface; About the Book; I. Overview; 1 Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia: Post-Sendai developments; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Prioritizing regional science technology needs in disaster risk reduction; 1.2.1 Formation of Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group; 1.2.2 APRU Kyoto dialogue on S 1.2.3 Regional science technology conference; 1.3 Benchmarking S&T status; 1.4 Bringing science technology into national-level planning
  • 1.5 About the book1.6 Looking forward; Acknowledgments; References; 2 Priority actions for science and technology to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Survey design; 2.3 Survey results; 2.3.1 Organizational priority; 2.3.2 Individual attitudes toward the priority actions; 2.4 Discussion and conclusion; 2.4.1 Conclusions; 2.4.2 Discussion; 2.4.2.1 Young scientists program; 2.4.2.2 DRR higher education; 2.4.2.3 Enhancing government/legal resources; References; Further Reading; II. Understanding Disaster Risk
  • 3 Science and technology to enhance disaster resilience in a changing climate3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Disaster risk in a changing climate; 3.3 Prerequisites for science and technology to enhance disaster resilience; 3.3.1 Operational definitions and concepts; 3.3.2 Scale of scientific inputs; 3.3.3 Mainstreaming science and technology; 3.3.4 Communicating science and technology; 3.4 Concluding remarks; References; 4 Social background in char areas, Bangladesh: Implication for Japanese hazard mapping technology; 4.1 Flood in Bangladesh and Japan
  • 4.1.1 Different flood phenomena in Japan and Bangladesh: speed and duration4.1.2 Japanese measures against flood; 4.1.3 Annual and extreme river flood in Bangladesh; 4.2 Livelihood of char dwellers in river flood area; 4.2.1 General issues for the char dwellers; 4.2.2 Structural measures; 4.2.3 Nonstructural measures-seasonal migration and internal migration as an adaptation strategy; 4.2.3.1 Seasonal migration for annual flood; 4.2.3.2 Internal migration for extreme flood; 4.3 Semistructured interview and questionnaire survey; 4.3.1 Gaibandha District; 4.3.2 Survey in Gaibandha
  • 4.4 DiscussionAcknowledgment; References; 5 Validation of indigenous knowledge for disaster resilience against river flooding and bank erosion; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Laboratory experiments; 5.2.1 Experiment setup; 5.2.2 Experiment measurements; 5.3 Results and discussions; 5.3.1 Water surface variations; 5.3.2 Flow velocity; 5.4 Flow velocity on the water surface; 5.5 Flow velocity along longitudinal cross sections; 5.6 Flow velocity along transverse cross sections; 5.6.1 Sediment deposition; 5.6.2 Suspended sediment concentration; 5.7 Summary; Acknowledgment; References
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780128127124
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remote
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on1005200254
Label
Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia : potentials and challenges, edited by Rajib Shaw, Koichi Shiwaku, Takako Izumi, (electronic resource) | (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Front Cover; Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Preface; About the Book; I. Overview; 1 Science and technology in disaster risk reduction in Asia: Post-Sendai developments; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Prioritizing regional science technology needs in disaster risk reduction; 1.2.1 Formation of Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group; 1.2.2 APRU Kyoto dialogue on S 1.2.3 Regional science technology conference; 1.3 Benchmarking S&T status; 1.4 Bringing science technology into national-level planning
  • 1.5 About the book1.6 Looking forward; Acknowledgments; References; 2 Priority actions for science and technology to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Survey design; 2.3 Survey results; 2.3.1 Organizational priority; 2.3.2 Individual attitudes toward the priority actions; 2.4 Discussion and conclusion; 2.4.1 Conclusions; 2.4.2 Discussion; 2.4.2.1 Young scientists program; 2.4.2.2 DRR higher education; 2.4.2.3 Enhancing government/legal resources; References; Further Reading; II. Understanding Disaster Risk
  • 3 Science and technology to enhance disaster resilience in a changing climate3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Disaster risk in a changing climate; 3.3 Prerequisites for science and technology to enhance disaster resilience; 3.3.1 Operational definitions and concepts; 3.3.2 Scale of scientific inputs; 3.3.3 Mainstreaming science and technology; 3.3.4 Communicating science and technology; 3.4 Concluding remarks; References; 4 Social background in char areas, Bangladesh: Implication for Japanese hazard mapping technology; 4.1 Flood in Bangladesh and Japan
  • 4.1.1 Different flood phenomena in Japan and Bangladesh: speed and duration4.1.2 Japanese measures against flood; 4.1.3 Annual and extreme river flood in Bangladesh; 4.2 Livelihood of char dwellers in river flood area; 4.2.1 General issues for the char dwellers; 4.2.2 Structural measures; 4.2.3 Nonstructural measures-seasonal migration and internal migration as an adaptation strategy; 4.2.3.1 Seasonal migration for annual flood; 4.2.3.2 Internal migration for extreme flood; 4.3 Semistructured interview and questionnaire survey; 4.3.1 Gaibandha District; 4.3.2 Survey in Gaibandha
  • 4.4 DiscussionAcknowledgment; References; 5 Validation of indigenous knowledge for disaster resilience against river flooding and bank erosion; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Laboratory experiments; 5.2.1 Experiment setup; 5.2.2 Experiment measurements; 5.3 Results and discussions; 5.3.1 Water surface variations; 5.3.2 Flow velocity; 5.4 Flow velocity on the water surface; 5.5 Flow velocity along longitudinal cross sections; 5.6 Flow velocity along transverse cross sections; 5.6.1 Sediment deposition; 5.6.2 Suspended sediment concentration; 5.7 Summary; Acknowledgment; References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128127124
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
on1005200254

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