Enduring Geohazards in the Caribbean: Moving From the Reactive to the Proactive
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Enduring Geohazards in the Caribbean: Moving From the Reactive to the Proactive

By Serwan M. J. Baban
US$ 9.99
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Enduring Landslides and Floods in the Caribbean Region
  • Section 1. Landslides
    • 2. Modelling Landslides in Tropical Environments
    • 3. Planning for Hillside Terrains
    • 4. Developing a GIS-based Landslide Susceptibility Map for Tropical Mountainous Environments
    • 5. Using Contemporary Geo-imaging Technologies for Landslide Investigations in Tropical Environments
  • Section 2. Floods
    • 6. Using GIS for Flood Management and Mitigation in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 7. Using GIS for Flood Risk Assessment and Flood Sensitivity Maps for a Watershed in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 8. A New Examination of Floods in the Region Debris Floods and Debris Flows in the Caribbean
    • 9. Mapping Flood-prone Areas: A Geoinformatics Approach
  • Section 3. Geohazards Management
    • 10. Developing a Proactive Approach to Geohazards Management in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 11. Issues in Flood Risk Management
    • 12. Recognizing and Managing Unstable Slopes in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 13. Developing Early Warning Systems for Managing Geohazards in the Caribbean
    • 14. Beyond Humanitarianism: Building Resilient Communities, Revisiting the Development Dialogue
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