6. Social Choice in Dealing with Hurricanes

  1. Robert Simpson,
  2. Richard Anthes,
  3. Michael Garstang and
  4. Joanne Simpson
  1. Mary Frances Myers and
  2. Gilbert F. White

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP055p0141

Hurricane! Coping with Disaster: Progress and Challenges Since Galveston, 1900

Hurricane! Coping with Disaster: Progress and Challenges Since Galveston, 1900

How to Cite

Myers, M. F. and White, G. F. (2003) Social Choice in Dealing with Hurricanes, in Hurricane! Coping with Disaster: Progress and Challenges Since Galveston, 1900 (eds R. Simpson, R. Anthes, M. Garstang and J. Simpson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP055p0141

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902975

Online ISBN: 9781118665343

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Keywords:

  • Hurricanes—United States—Congresses;
  • Hurricane protection—United States—Congresses;
  • Natural disaster warning systems—Congresses;
  • Weather forecasting—United States—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Credibility in Evaluating Social and Economic Losses

  • Approaches to Dealing with Hurricanes

  • What Research Tells us About these Approaches

  • Conclusions

  • Challenges for the Future