Natural Hazards And Disaster Management
The importance of geographical study of natural hazards and disasters is increasing day to day because Hazards and disasters are a way of life in the world. Every year natural and man made disasters are occurring in various parts of the earth. The disasters completed destroy the basic infrastructure of the affected area. In the recent past of country has faced many disasters like: tsunami, earthquake, drought, flood and cyclone. This book tried to present a simple comprehensive, well illustrated and documented account of the issue concerning disaster management. In this book I have introduce various aspect related to scientific management of various disasters like, worldwide distribution of Hazards and disasters and these circulation though the all spheres of the earth. It is expected that the book would serve the interest of the students as a source of information for understanding and appreciating the finer aspect of disaster management. Others like the general readers; the NGOs, government employees and other could find a matte or two that could interest them.
B C JAT
Dr. B.C Jat is currently teaching in Department of geography, Government Post Graduate College, Neemkathana (Rajasthan). Dr. Jat was awarded Ã¢â‚¬Å“Medini Award 2005Ã¢â‚¬Â by Ministry of forest and environment government of India for his research and writing on various aspects on environment. He is author of over 15 books of Geography. These books widely acclaimed and accepted as text and reference books in India. He has also published 15 research papers in various journals. He attended 13 national and 3 international seminars. He is also associate editor Ã¢â‚¬Å“Journal of Water and Land use Management. Presently he is engaged in a research work on management of water disaster through remote sensing and GIS.
Preface 1. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS AND DISASTER MEANING AND CONCEPT Dr. D.K. Thakur --Pg. 1-62 2. VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS AND MITIGATION KEY TO DISASTER MANAGEMENT R.B. Singh --Pg. 63-69 3.NATURAL HAZARDS AND DISASTERS: MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Prof. B.L. Teli --Pg. 71-76 4.ROLE OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS TECHNOLOGY Rajesh Kumar and Girdhari Lal Yadav --Pg. 77-85 5. MAJOR INDIAN EARTHQUAKES (AFTER 1956) & ITS IMPACT ON INDIAN ECOLOGY Ravindra Pratap Singh --Pg. 87-99 6. DEVELOPING AN ASIAN TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM Naresh Kumar Verma --Pg. 101-107 7. DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN INDIA Dr L K Rao --Pg. 109-114 8. GROUND WATER DEPLETION IN SOUTHWEST HARAYANA Dr R. N. Yadav --Pg. 115-123 9.CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOCIETY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Dr. M. M. Sheikh, Ravinder Kumar, Mrs. Bipin Mandar --Pg. 125-136 10. DEGRADATION OF NATURAL VEGETATTION IS A BIG HAZARD IN SHEKHAWATI REGION-RAJASTHAN Dr. Rajendra Achra --Pg. 137-145 11.APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS FOR WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Dr. B. C Jat --Pg. 147-153 12. ROLE OF VEGETATION-AGRO SYSTEM TO CHECK NATURAL HAZARDS IN THE MOUNTAINS S.K. Bandooni and Jagat Singh Choudhary "Junglee" --Pg. 155-167 13. EL-NINO CAUSES AND ITS IMPACTS ON ENVIRONMENT Dr. S.L. Chopra and Mukesh Kumar Chopra --Pg. 169-184 14. FLUORIDE TOXICITY AN ALARMING HAZARDS IN DEVELOPMENT WORLD Raaz Maheshwari and Beena Raani --Pg. 185-199 15. COMMUNITY BASED DISASTER MANAGEMENT James e. Robert --Pg. 201-209 16.DISASTER MANAGEMENT THROUGH REMOTE SENSING AND GIS Vikas Tak --Pg. 211-115 17.DISASTER MANAGEMENT-AN INTEGRATED EFFORT Ravinder Kumar and B.C. Jat --Pg. 217-220