Dealing with Complexity and Extreme Events Using a Bottom-Up, Resource-Based Vulnerability Perspective

  1. A. Surjalal Sharma,
  2. Armin Bunde,
  3. Vijay P. Dimri and
  4. Daniel N. Baker
  1. Roger A. Pielke,
  2. Rob Wilby,
  3. Dev Niyogi,
  4. Faisal Hossain,
  5. Koji Dairuku,
  6. Jimmy Adegoke,
  7. George Kallos,
  8. Timothy Seastedt and
  9. Katharine Suding

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2011GM001086

Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective

Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective

How to Cite

Pielke, R. A., Wilby, R., Niyogi, D., Hossain, F., Dairuku, K., Adegoke, J., Kallos, G., Seastedt, T. and Suding, K. (2012) Dealing with Complexity and Extreme Events Using a Bottom-Up, Resource-Based Vulnerability Perspective, in Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective (eds A. S. Sharma, A. Bunde, V. P. Dimri and D. N. Baker), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2011GM001086

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904863

Online ISBN: 9781118670187

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Use of Top-Down Downscaling to Determine Risks From Extreme Events

  • Detection Time of Extreme Events

  • A Bottom-Up, Resource-Based Vulnerability Perspective

  • Examples of Vulnerability Thresholds for Key Resources

  • Conclusions