The Resource Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide, by Mary Ann Cooper, Ronald L. Holle, (electronic resource)

Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide, by Mary Ann Cooper, Ronald L. Holle, (electronic resource)

Label
Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide
Title
Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide
Statement of responsibility
by Mary Ann Cooper, Ronald L. Holle
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Contributor
Author
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a resource for understanding why Lightning continues to be a major health hazard, especially in the developing world, and equips researchers, governments, and public health advocates with the knowledge and techniques needed to reduce lightning casualties worldwide.
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Cooper, Mary Ann
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LC call number
GB5000-5030
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Holle, Ronald L.
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Series statement
Springer Natural Hazards,
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  • Geology
  • Medicine
  • Physical geography
  • Natural Hazards
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Environmental Physics
Label
Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide, by Mary Ann Cooper, Ronald L. Holle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations and Definitions -- Part I: How Lightning Kills, Injures, and Causes Damage -- Introduction -- Mechanisms of Lightning Injury -- Lightning Effects on the Body -- Research on Pathophysiology of Medical Effects by Lightning -- Economic Damages of Lightning -- Part II: Estimates of People Killed and Injured by Lightning -- Current Global Estimates of Lightning Fatalities and Injuries -- Lightning Fatalities since 1800 -- Locations and Activities of Lightning Casualties -- Gender, Age, and Casualties per Incident -- Contributors to Lightning Casualty Risk -- Part III: When and Where Lightning Occurs -- Global Lightning Distribution -- Time of Year and Time of Day of Lightning -- Meteorological Concepts Affecting Lightning Formation -- Lightning Detection -- Part IV: How to Reduce Lightning Global Casualties -- How to Make Baseline Studies on Lightning Deaths and Damages -- Identification of Safe and Unsafe Areas -- Lightning Protection -- History of Lightning Injury Prevention Programs -- Lightning Safety Guidelines and Resources -- The Role of Lightning Warning Systems -- How to Deliver the Message to Vulnerable Populations -- How to Write a Grant to Perform Studies -- Index
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unknown
Extent
XXII, 233 p. 52 illus., 48 illus. in color.
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multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319775630
Level of compression
uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-77563-0
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-77563-0
Label
Reducing Lightning Injuries Worldwide, by Mary Ann Cooper, Ronald L. Holle, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations and Definitions -- Part I: How Lightning Kills, Injures, and Causes Damage -- Introduction -- Mechanisms of Lightning Injury -- Lightning Effects on the Body -- Research on Pathophysiology of Medical Effects by Lightning -- Economic Damages of Lightning -- Part II: Estimates of People Killed and Injured by Lightning -- Current Global Estimates of Lightning Fatalities and Injuries -- Lightning Fatalities since 1800 -- Locations and Activities of Lightning Casualties -- Gender, Age, and Casualties per Incident -- Contributors to Lightning Casualty Risk -- Part III: When and Where Lightning Occurs -- Global Lightning Distribution -- Time of Year and Time of Day of Lightning -- Meteorological Concepts Affecting Lightning Formation -- Lightning Detection -- Part IV: How to Reduce Lightning Global Casualties -- How to Make Baseline Studies on Lightning Deaths and Damages -- Identification of Safe and Unsafe Areas -- Lightning Protection -- History of Lightning Injury Prevention Programs -- Lightning Safety Guidelines and Resources -- The Role of Lightning Warning Systems -- How to Deliver the Message to Vulnerable Populations -- How to Write a Grant to Perform Studies -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
XXII, 233 p. 52 illus., 48 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319775630
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-77563-0
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-77563-0

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