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The Resilient CityHow Modern Cities Recover from Disaster

The Resilient City: How Modern Cities Recover from Disaster

Lawrence J. Vale and Thomas J. Campanella (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195175844
eISBN:
9780197562246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195175844.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

In 1871, the city of Chicago was almost entirely destroyed by what became known as The Great Fire. Thirty-five years later, San Francisco lay in smoldering ruins after the catastrophic earthquake ... More

TsunamiThe World's Greatest Waves

Tsunami: The World's Greatest Waves

James Goff and Walter Dudley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197546123
eISBN:
9780197546154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546123.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

Tsunamis, the giant waves that periodically engulf coastal areas and even the shores of lakes and rivers, have had a major impact on the world. Not only have they caused countless deaths but also ... More

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