Natural Disasters: Meeting the Challenge: Heat Wave and Drought Readiness

Natural Disasters: Meeting the Challenge: Heat Wave and Drought Readiness

Publication Date: 1 Apr 2020
Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN 9780778774099

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We cannot prevent heat waves or droughts, but we can try to minimize their impact on humans. This important book examines what scientists know about extreme heat events, whether we can predict them, and how we learn from each one. By studying the harm they cause, scientists and engineers continue to come up with new and improved technologies to predict extreme weather and make cities, buildings, and people safer. Case studies and brief bios of key scientists and organizations highlight the information.