A Guide to Planning Resources on Transportation and Hazards

This digest consists of a copy of "Natural Hazards Informer" (No. 4, September 2009), which was prepared under National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 20-59(24) and Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project J-10E by the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The results of this jointly sponsored NCHRP-TCRP project provide a collective overview of hazard-related research and resources needed by transportation and hazards professionals. The "Natural Hazards Informer" is presented in the following eight chapters: (1) Introduction to the Disaster Cycle; (2) Overview; (3) The Economy and Hazards; (4) People and Hazards; (5) Infrastructure: Lifelines During Disasters; (6) Land Use, Development, and Natural Systems; (7) From Theory to Practice: Case Studies; and (8) Conclusion.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; References;
  • Pagination: 44p
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  • Accession Number: 01140463
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 21 2009 4:08PM