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2002

These fire management guidelines are designed to provide a base for policy makers and managers at various levels to develop programs and projects in which the specific national, socio-economic, and natural problems related to fire in temperate and boreal

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
2007

Fire management is an essential part of sustainable forest management. This publication complements the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 (FRA 2005) as an in-depth thematic study on the incidence, impact and management of forest fires in different

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
2002

Booklet on volcanoes published by UN/ISDR for the 2002 World Disaster Reduction Campaign “Disaster reduction for sustainable mountain development”.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
1997

Cet ouvrage à caractère scientifique s’adresse à toutes les personnes intéressées par les phénomènes naturels et particulièrement la volcanologie mais aussi par l’histoire de l’Homme. Les problèmes liés à la prévision et à la prévention des

Tricorne Editions
2003

Volcanic earthquakes represent the main and often the only instrument to forecast volcanic eruptions. This book is the first monograph about seismicity in volcanoes. It describes the main types of seismic signals in volcanoes, their nature and spatial and

Elsevier
2006

From the 7,200-degree-Fahrenheit core to the fragmented crust of the earth’s surface, Jacques Kornprobst and Christine Laverne explain all aspects of vulcanology in Living Mountains: How and Why Volcanoes Erupt. With Kornprobst’s lucid prose and Laverne’s

Mountain Press Publishing Company
2006

The most affordable, informative text available on the intricate anatomy of volcanoes, this concise paperback is the ideal text for classes in geology, atmospheric science and geography. Illustrated with both art and photos from the author’s private

Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publisher, LLC
2005

This book is based on interviews conducted by research teams in March and April 2005 with hundreds of tsunami survivors, government officials, human rights activists, and aid workers in five tsunami-affected countries-India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the

East West Center East West Center