Predict or prepare?

Kerridge, David. 2010 Predict or prepare? Earthwise, 26. 26-27.

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Risk and impact assessments consider how to control the ingredients combining to create a disaster: the hazard, exposure and vulnerability. Scientific research into processes, supported by ground- and space-based measurements, is rapidly improving our knowledge and understanding of natural hazards. However, we do not usually have the ability to intervene to control the hazard, especially where processes, such as those in earthquake generation, are involved.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > Earth hazards and systems
ISSN: X780667289
Date made live: 19 Mar 2012 16:18 +0 (UTC)

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