Natural and Human Induced Hazards

Edited by : Chen Yong,

China Seismological Bureau, China

1. Natural Hazards

Chen Yong, China Seismological Bureau, China

The Earth's Interior

Li Xiaofan, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China

Surface Process

Li Juan, Institute of Geophysics, China Seismological Bureau, China

Chen Yong, China Seismological Bureau, China

Natural Weather Induced Hazards: Floods, Storms, Fires and Others

Li Juan, Institute of Geophysics, China Seismological Bureau, China

Chen Yong, China Seismological Bureau, China

Geological Hazards: Earthquakes, Landslides and Tsunamis

Li Juan, Institute of Geophysics, China Seismological Bureau, China

Chen Yong, China Seismological Bureau, China

Case Studies of Natural Disasters

Li Juan, Institute of Geophysics, China Seismological Bureau, China

Chen Yong, China Seismological Bureau, China

Earthquakes: Global Review

Harsh K. Gupta, The Government of India, Department of Ocean Development, India

Geography of Volcanic Zones and Distribution of Active Volcanoes

Vladimir Yu. Kirianov, Institute of Volcanic Geology and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Environmental Impacts of Volcanic Eruptions

Vladimir Yu. Kirianov, Institute of Volcanic Geology and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Debris Flows and Pyroclastic Flows

Tamotsu Takahashi, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan

Snow Avalanches, Ice Avalanches and Glacier Surges

Howard Conway, Geophysics Program, University of Washington, USA

Charles F. Raymond, Geophysics Program, University of Washington, USA

Martin Funk, Laboratory for Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

(ETH), Switzerland

Stefan Margreth, Eidgenossisches Institut fur Schnee-und Lawinenforschung (SLF), Swiss Federal Institute of

Technology (ETH), Switzerland

Tsunamis Phenomena

Nobuo Shuto, Faculty of Policy Studies, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Precipitation and Lightning

Marcia B. Baker, Department of Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, USA

Tropical Cyclones

Tomonori Matsuura, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan

Michiaki Yumoto, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan

Fires

Johann G. Goldammer, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, The Global Fire Monitoring Center, Germany

2. Human-Induced Hazards

Tong Zhu, Center for Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China

Contaminations in Soil and Groundwater

Zhongbo Yu, EMS Environment Institute, The Penn State University, USA

Acid Rain

Peter Brimblecombe, Atmospheric Chemistry, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK

Radon Hazards

Chan Lung sang, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Hong Kong, China

Saline Water Intrusion

Liu Lanbo, Department of Geology and Geophysics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Connecticut, USA

Air Pollution and Smog

Tong Zhu, Center for Environmental Sciences, Peking University, China

Min Shao