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The edited book provides both fundamentals as well as key factors of climate change, extreme events and disaster risk management. It systematically describes the integrated risk of various hydro-meteorological extreme events. The book brings together broad range of topics including basic concepts, exposure, risk, resilience and vulnerability. In addition, it also analysis the impact of various disaster events on bio-diversity, local communities, ecosystem and agricultural food production. The motive is to define remediation strategies in the fields of resilient infrastructures, communication…mehr

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The edited book provides both fundamentals as well as key factors of climate change, extreme events and disaster risk management. It systematically describes the integrated risk of various hydro-meteorological extreme events. The book brings together broad range of topics including basic concepts, exposure, risk, resilience and vulnerability. In addition, it also analysis the impact of various disaster events on bio-diversity, local communities, ecosystem and agricultural food production. The motive is to define remediation strategies in the fields of resilient infrastructures, communication strategies and immediate public participation. The book is presented in four parts, where part 1 familiarizes with fundamentals of hydro-meteorological based disasters; Part 2 focuses on risk and vulnerability analysis; Part 3 focuses on risk remediation options; and part 4 suggests the role of sustainable planning framework on disaster risk management. This volume is of interest and use to professionals and researchers working in climate change, atmospheric sciences and disaster management.

Autorenporträt
Dr. Manish Kumar Goyal, is a Professor of Civil Engineering and Dean at the Indian Institute of Technology, Indore. Prof Goyal has 'i' index and 'h' index equal to 82 and 33, respectively with total citations at 3324. He holds more than 100 refereed publications on different domain of GIS and Remote Sensing, Water Resources, climate change, hydrological and hydrodynamic modelling, soil carbon sequestration, anthropogenic changes, risk and resilience. He serves as an Associate Editor for several journals. His contribution fetched him Recipient of ASCE EWRI Visiting International Fellowship, Recipient ASCE-Best Theoretical-Oriented Paper Award, Indo-US WARI Fellowship Award, DST -SERB Young Scientist-fast track grant, Inspire Faculty award, Erasmus Mundus Interweave Award, JSPS fellowship award, and Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Award. Prof. Anil Kumar Gupta, is a sustainability - risk management strategist working in the area of disaster management, environment and climate resilience for more than 25 years with national, sub-national and business administrations. He is currently full Professor and Head of India's National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) Division of Environment and Disaster Risk Management. He is Programme Director of the Centre for Excellence on Climate Resilience and implementing projects, viz. CAP-RES (with DST, under National Knowledge Mission on Climate Change) and National Agriculture Disaster Management Plan (with Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer's Welfare). He was recipient of Excellence Award by the Society of Environmental & Occupational Health, and bestowed with IDRC Canada's Thank Tank Initiative Senior Fellowship 2011 for policy research. Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, is a Senior Adviser and Head of the Policy Coordination & Programme Management (PCPM) Division, and a climate change expert in the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Dr Gupta worked as Head of the Climate Change Programme at DST, Government of India and coordinated two National Missions on Climate Change of the Government of India (NMSHE and NMSKCC). Dr Akhilesh Gupta worked as a Secretary with the University Grants Commission (UGC) during November 2012 - November 2013. He has published more than 100 research papers in various National and International journals. Dr Gupta is Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE); Fellow of the Indian Meteorological Society (FIMS); and honorary Professor at Amity University Rajasthan.