Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Agrometeorology in extreme events and natural disasters.

Abstract

This book, which consists of 12 chapters, describes the application of agricultural meteorology in coping with extreme climate events, such as floods, drought, tropical cyclones, heat waves and cold waves, dust storm/sand storms, earthquake and tsunamis, volcanic eruption, thunderstorm, hailstorm, avalanches, storm surges, tornados, forest fires, environmental pollution, crop pest (including locusts) and disease invasion, desertification, and climate change. This book should be of interest to all organizations and agencies engaged in planning disaster reduction strategies and mitigation of extreme events.