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01 Jul 2017




Cities and Volcanoes (Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience)

by Bruce F. Houghton

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Cities and Volcanoes is a part of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience series, offering interdisciplinary explanations for the factors that transform volcanic crises into natural disasters. It takes advantage of recent exceptionally well documented volcanic crises to identify the complex mesh of physical, societal and human factors to pinpoint the roles of urban and rural planning in modulating their impact.

Major recent eruptions covered in the book include 2010 Merapi, 2010 Eyjafjallajökull, 2004-2008 St Helens, and 1980-2014 Kilauea to show the convoluted and...