Environmental Hazards

Rating: Keith Smith. 2013. Environmental Hazards: Assessing Risks and Reducing Disaster. 6e. Routledge. ISBN 978 0 415 68106 3   Writing this review just after the tornado has struck Oklahoma, one is reminded of the power of hazards and the importance of studying such phenomena. At the same time one is drawn to the idea that hazards are an essentially anthropocentric view of specific environmental phenomena – they are particular events which threaten property and lives (often taken in that […]