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Tropical Cyclones and Associated Impacts

A Global Perspective

  • 1st Edition - November 1, 2024
  • Editors: Gabriele Villarini, Gabriel A Vecchi, Enrico Scoccimarro
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 3 9 0 - 0
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 7 6 1 - 8

Tropical Cyclones and Associated Impacts: A Global Perspective provides a one-stop-shop for readers interested in the impacts of tropical cyclones, capturing the convergen… Read more

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Tropical Cyclones and Associated Impacts: A Global Perspective provides a one-stop-shop for readers interested in the impacts of tropical cyclones, capturing the convergence of knowledge across disciplines and fields. Chapters in this book provide a coherent structure that reflects the hazards associated with these storms and their impacts on many spheres of our lives. This book is geared towards readers who have an interest in tropical cyclones, with a broad appeal to difference audiences ranging from academia to federal and state agencies dealing with these storms.

Tropical cyclones are among the most destructive natural hazards, and every year they claim numerous fatalities and large economic damages due to storm surge, inland flooding and heavy rainfall, and damaging winds. Many sectors are impacted by these events, including energy, insurance/reinsurance, and public health.