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Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Unraveling Environmental Disasters provides scientific explanations of the most threatening current and future environmental disasters, including an analysis of ways that the disaster could have been prevented and how the risk of similar disasters can be minimized in the future.


environmental scientists; management in disaster planning, risk assessment, safety training, and emergency planning; environmental engineers; oceanographers; occupational health specialists; political scientists; city planners; state and local government planners; individuals working in homeland security; chemists; military personnel; oil refinery managers; economists; and pharmaceutical researchers and regulators
undergraduate and graduate students studying environmental disasters

Hardbound, 530 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-397026-8


  • 1. Failures
    2. Science
    3. Explosions
    4. Plumes
    5. Leaks
    6. Spills
    7. Fires
    8. Climate
    9. Nature
    10. Minerals
    11. Recalcitrance
    12. Radiation
    13. Invasions
    14. Products
    15. Unsustainability
    16. Society
    17. Future
    Glossary of Terms


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