Extreme Events in Nature and Society Sergio Albeverio

ISBN: 9783540286103

Published: December 16th 2005

Hardcover

352 pages


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Extreme Events in Nature and Society  by  Sergio Albeverio

Extreme Events in Nature and Society by Sergio Albeverio
December 16th 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 352 pages | ISBN: 9783540286103 | 3.79 Mb

Significant, and usually unwelcome, surprises, such as floods, financial crisis, epileptic seizures, or material rupture, are the topics of Extreme Events in Nature and Society. The book, authored by foremost experts in these fields, reveals unifyingMoreSignificant, and usually unwelcome, surprises, such as floods, financial crisis, epileptic seizures, or material rupture, are the topics of Extreme Events in Nature and Society.

The book, authored by foremost experts in these fields, reveals unifying and distinguishing features of extreme events, including problems of understanding and modelling their origin, spatial and temporal extension, and potential impact. The chapters converge towards the difficult problem of anticipation: forecasting the event and proposing measures to moderate or prevent it.

Extreme Events in Nature and Society will interest not only specialists, but also the general reader eager to learn how the multifaceted field of extreme events can be viewed as a coherent whole.



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