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Wind Storm and Storm Surge Mitigation

Wind Storm and Storm Surge Mitigation

Wind Storm and Storm Surge Mitigation

Edited by Nasim Uddin, Ph.D., P.E.

CDRM Monographs CDRM 4

2010 / 168 pp.



 
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Stock No. 41081 / ISBN: 9780784410813
 
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Description
This monograph contains 13 technical papers presented at the First International Workshop on Wind Storm and Storm Surge Mitigation Construction: Issues of Storm, Shelter, and Safety, held in Bangladesh in 2005. The papers by U.S. and Bangladeshi scientists and engineers explore the long-term issues of wind storm, storm surge, and public safety in the Bay of Bengal region.

Topics include:

  • wind storm, hurricane, and tsunami characterization;
  • effect on habitat and infrastructure;
  • disaster reduction strategy (affordable shelters construction);
  • risk and loss estimation;
  • socioeconomic aspects of population dynamics; and
  • public health and safety issues.

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