8. Reducing Vulnerability

  1. Robert Simpson,
  2. Richard Anthes,
  3. Michael Garstang and
  4. Joanne Simpson
  1. Roger A. Pielke Jr.

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP055p0165

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

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

How to Cite

Pielke, R. A. (2003) Reducing Vulnerability, 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/SP055p0165

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:

  • The Nature of the Hurricane Problem

  • Challenges to the Effective Use of Hurricane Forecasts

  • Vulnerability in the Carib Bean and Central America

  • Conclusion