The Resource Calculating catastrophe, Gordon Woo

Calculating catastrophe, Gordon Woo

Label
Calculating catastrophe
Title
Calculating catastrophe
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Woo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woo, G
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.W873 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural disasters
  • Emergency management
Label
Calculating catastrophe, Gordon Woo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-346) and index
Contents
  • Meteorological Hazards
  • Fermi Problems
  • 11.
  • Catastrophe Cover
  • 11.1.
  • Probable Maximum Loss
  • 11.2.
  • Coherent Risk Measures
  • 11.3.
  • Samaritan's Dilemma
  • 12.
  • 1.4.
  • Catastrophe Risk Securitization
  • 12.1.
  • Catastrophe Bonds
  • 12.2.
  • Price of Innovation
  • 13.
  • Risk Horizons
  • 13.1.
  • Ecological Catastrophe
  • 13.2.
  • Geological Hazards
  • Climate Change
  • 13.3.
  • War and Conflict Resolution
  • 1.5.
  • Geomorphic Hazards
  • 1.6.
  • Hydrological Hazards
  • 2.
  • Societal Hazards
  • 2.1.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Political Violence
  • 2.2.
  • Infectious Disease Pandemics
  • 2.3.
  • Industrial and Transportation Accidents
  • 2.4.
  • Fraud Catastrophe
  • 3.
  • Sense Of Scale
  • 3.1.
  • 1.
  • Size Scales of Natural Hazards
  • 3.2.
  • Hazard Spatial Scales
  • 3.3.
  • Human Disaster Toll
  • 3.4.
  • Models of a Fractal World
  • 4.
  • Measure Of Uncertainty
  • 4.1.
  • Natural Hazards
  • Concept of Probability
  • 4.2.
  • Meaning of Uncertainty
  • 4.3.
  • Aleatory and Epistemic Uncertainty
  • 4.4.
  • Probability Ambiguity
  • 4.5.
  • Weighing of Evidence
  • 5.
  • 1.1.
  • Matter Of Time
  • 5.1.
  • Temporal Models of Hazards
  • 5.2.
  • Long-Term Data Records
  • 5.3.
  • Statistics of Extremes
  • 6.
  • Catastrophe Complexity
  • 6.1.
  • Causation and Association
  • Emergent Catastrophes
  • 6.2.
  • Financial Crashes
  • 6.3.
  • Ancillary Hazards
  • 7.
  • Terrorism
  • 7.1.
  • Thinking Man's Game
  • 7.2.
  • 1.2.
  • Defeating Terrorist Networks
  • 7.3.
  • Counter-Radicalization
  • 8.
  • Forecasting
  • 8.1.
  • Earthquake Forecasting
  • 8.2.
  • Verification
  • 8.3.
  • Extra-Terrestrial Hazards
  • River Flows and Sea Waves
  • 8.4.
  • Accelerating Approach to Criticality
  • 8.5.
  • Evidence-Based Diagnosis
  • 9.
  • Disaster Warning
  • 9.1.
  • Decision in the Balance
  • 9.2.
  • 1.3.
  • Evacuation
  • 9.3.
  • Wisdom of Experts
  • 10.
  • Disaster Scenarios
  • 10.1.
  • Scenario Simulation
  • 10.2.
  • Footprints and Vulnerability
  • 10.3.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9781848167384
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2429593-01umb_inst
  • 2438326
  • (Sirsi) i9781848167384
  • (OCoLC)694393594
Label
Calculating catastrophe, Gordon Woo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-346) and index
Contents
  • Meteorological Hazards
  • Fermi Problems
  • 11.
  • Catastrophe Cover
  • 11.1.
  • Probable Maximum Loss
  • 11.2.
  • Coherent Risk Measures
  • 11.3.
  • Samaritan's Dilemma
  • 12.
  • 1.4.
  • Catastrophe Risk Securitization
  • 12.1.
  • Catastrophe Bonds
  • 12.2.
  • Price of Innovation
  • 13.
  • Risk Horizons
  • 13.1.
  • Ecological Catastrophe
  • 13.2.
  • Geological Hazards
  • Climate Change
  • 13.3.
  • War and Conflict Resolution
  • 1.5.
  • Geomorphic Hazards
  • 1.6.
  • Hydrological Hazards
  • 2.
  • Societal Hazards
  • 2.1.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Political Violence
  • 2.2.
  • Infectious Disease Pandemics
  • 2.3.
  • Industrial and Transportation Accidents
  • 2.4.
  • Fraud Catastrophe
  • 3.
  • Sense Of Scale
  • 3.1.
  • 1.
  • Size Scales of Natural Hazards
  • 3.2.
  • Hazard Spatial Scales
  • 3.3.
  • Human Disaster Toll
  • 3.4.
  • Models of a Fractal World
  • 4.
  • Measure Of Uncertainty
  • 4.1.
  • Natural Hazards
  • Concept of Probability
  • 4.2.
  • Meaning of Uncertainty
  • 4.3.
  • Aleatory and Epistemic Uncertainty
  • 4.4.
  • Probability Ambiguity
  • 4.5.
  • Weighing of Evidence
  • 5.
  • 1.1.
  • Matter Of Time
  • 5.1.
  • Temporal Models of Hazards
  • 5.2.
  • Long-Term Data Records
  • 5.3.
  • Statistics of Extremes
  • 6.
  • Catastrophe Complexity
  • 6.1.
  • Causation and Association
  • Emergent Catastrophes
  • 6.2.
  • Financial Crashes
  • 6.3.
  • Ancillary Hazards
  • 7.
  • Terrorism
  • 7.1.
  • Thinking Man's Game
  • 7.2.
  • 1.2.
  • Defeating Terrorist Networks
  • 7.3.
  • Counter-Radicalization
  • 8.
  • Forecasting
  • 8.1.
  • Earthquake Forecasting
  • 8.2.
  • Verification
  • 8.3.
  • Extra-Terrestrial Hazards
  • River Flows and Sea Waves
  • 8.4.
  • Accelerating Approach to Criticality
  • 8.5.
  • Evidence-Based Diagnosis
  • 9.
  • Disaster Warning
  • 9.1.
  • Decision in the Balance
  • 9.2.
  • 1.3.
  • Evacuation
  • 9.3.
  • Wisdom of Experts
  • 10.
  • Disaster Scenarios
  • 10.1.
  • Scenario Simulation
  • 10.2.
  • Footprints and Vulnerability
  • 10.3.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9781848167384
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2429593-01umb_inst
  • 2438326
  • (Sirsi) i9781848167384
  • (OCoLC)694393594

Library Locations

  • Albert D. Cohen Management LibraryBorrow it
    181 Freedman Crescent, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.807878 -97.129961
  • Architecture/Fine Arts LibraryBorrow it
    84 Curry Place, Winnipeg, MB, CA
    49.807716 -97.136226
  • Archives and Special CollectionsBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Room 330, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Bibliothèque Alfred-Monnin (Université de Saint-Boniface)Borrow it
    200, avenue de la Cathédrale, Local 2110, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 0H7, CA
    49.888861 -97.119735
  • Bill Larson Library (Grace Hospital)Borrow it
    300 Booth Drive, G-227, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 3M7, CA
    49.882400 -97.276436
  • Carolyn Sifton - Helene Fuld Library (St. Boniface General Hospital)Borrow it
    409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6, CA
    49.883388 -97.126050
  • Concordia Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    1095 Concordia Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2K 3S8, CA
    49.913252 -97.064683
  • Donald W. Craik Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    75B Chancellors Circle (Engineering Building E3), Room 361, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809053 -97.133292
  • E.K. Williams Law LibraryBorrow it
    224 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.811829 -97.131017
  • Eckhardt-Gramatté Music LibraryBorrow it
    136 Dafoe Road (Taché Arts Complex), Room 257, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.807964 -97.132222
  • Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Fr. H. Drake Library (St. Paul's College)Borrow it
    70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M6, CA
    49.810605 -97.138184
  • J.W. Crane Memorial Library (Deer Lodge Centre)Borrow it
    2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 0L3, CA
    49.878000 -97.235520
  • Libraries Annex (not open to the public; please see web page for details)Borrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Neil John Maclean Health Sciences LibraryBorrow it
    727 McDermot Avenue (Brodie Centre), 200 Level, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, CA
    49.903563 -97.160554
  • Sciences and Technology LibraryBorrow it
    186 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M8, CA
    49.811526 -97.133257
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2300 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 3M3, CA
    49.955177 -97.148865
  • Sister St. Odilon Library (Misericordia Health Centre)Borrow it
    99 Cornish Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1A2, CA
    49.879592 -97.160425
  • St. John's College LibraryBorrow it
    92 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M5, CA
    49.811242 -97.137156
  • Victoria General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2340 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2E8, CA
    49.806755 -97.152739
  • William R Newman Library (Agriculture)Borrow it
    66 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2R3, CA
    49.806936 -97.135525
Processing Feedback ...