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Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions

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The journal addresses the full range of hazards events from extreme geological, hydrological, atmospheric and biological events such as earthquakes, floods, storms and epidemics to technological failures and malfunctions such as industrial explosions, fires and toxic material releases. With a genuinely international perspective, this journal highlights issues of human exposure, vulnerability, awareness, response and risk. The role of hazards in affecting development, and issues of efficiency, social justice and sustainability are also explored in the journal.
Print ISSN:
1747-7891
Frequency:
Quarterly

Editorial board

Editor
Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Flood Hazard Research Centre, UK

Associate Editor
Professor John Handmer, Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University, Australia

Editorial Board

  • Dr Allan Lavell, Latin American Social Science Faculty
  • Dr Ben Wisner, Oberlin College, USA
  • Dr Betty Hearn Morrow, Florida International University, USA
  • Professor Boris Porfiriev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • Dr Burrell Montz, Binghamton University, USA
  • Professor Ian Davis, Visiting Professor in Disaster Management, Cranfield University, UK
  • Dr John P. Tiefenbacher, Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
  • Dr Juha I. Uitto, United Nations Development Programme, USA
  • Dr Kenneth Hewitt, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
  • Dr Neil Britton, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Professor Peter J. May, University of Washington, USA
  • Dr Peter Walker, Tufts University, USA
  • Professor Roger Pielke, Centre for Science and Technology Research, Colorado, USA
  • Stephen Bender, Organization of American States (retired), USA

Abstracts and Indexing

  • Current Geographical Publications
  • Elsevier Scopus
  • Elsevier Geobase
  • Environmental Periodicals Bibliography
  • CAB Abstracts
  • GeoRef
  • VINITI Abstracts Journal

Aims and scope

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Human and Policy Dimensions is an innovative, interdisciplinary and international research journal addressing the human and policy dimensions of hazards.

The journal addresses the full range of hazardous events from extreme geological, hydrological atmospheric and biological events such as earthquakes, floods, storms and epidemics to technological failures and malfunctions such as industrial explosions, fires and toxic material releases. Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions is the source of the new ideas in hazards and risk research.

With a genuinely international perspective, this journal highlights issues of human exposure, vulnerability, awareness, response and risk. The role of hazards in affecting development, and issues of efficiency, social justice and sustainability are also explored in the journal.

Well known conventional hazards receive extensive coverage but submissions about new forms of hazard, emerging risk management institutions and restructuring of ideas about hazards – including their role in human affairs – are particularly welcome.

Reinvigorating the debate about how we define, understand and manage hazards, the journal is interdisciplinary in scope and open to contributions by specialists from a wide range of fields who are interested in the effects of hazards events on people, property and societies.

History

Environmental Hazards was published by Elsevier until 2008 and sold in conjunction with Global Environmental Change. Earthscan acquired the journal in 2009.

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