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South-east Asia’s environmental future: the search for sustainability
Brookfield, H.Byron, Y.
This book is based on research carried out under the auspices of the United Nations University programme on ‘Sustainable Environmental Futures’. The Yogyakarta conference in Ma...
The Enigma of Drought
Wilhite, D. A.
Drought is the most complex and least understood of all natural hazards, affecting more people than any other hazard (Hagman, 1984). For the past several decades, we have been remi...
Responding to Landslide Hazards in Rapidly Developing Malaysia: A Case of Economics versus Environmental Protection
Ngai Weng Chan
Malaysia is an ex-colonial, newly-industrialising country, with a sustained high economic growth rate averaging eight per cent GDP per annum over the past ten years. Within such a ...
The Seventeenth-Century Crisis in Southeast Asia
The notion that the series of alarming events in Europe in the first half of the seventeenth century might be connected goes back at least as far as Voltaire. Professional historia...
Landslide Dams from the November 1988 Storm Event in Southern Thailand
Jerome V. De Graff
The Role of Government in Landslide Disaster Prevention in Hong Kong and Indonesia
Malone, A. W.
The paper describes the technical and administrative arrangements established by governments in the 1980s in two locations in south east Asia to prevent disasters caused by landsli...
Interannual variation in the tropical cyclone formation over the western North Pacific
Chen, T.-C.S. P. Weng, N. YamazakiS. Kiehne
Rossby Wave Propagation and the Rapid Development of Upper-Level Anomalous Anticyclones during the 1988 U.S. Drought
Chen, P.Newman, M.
The upper-tropospheric circulation is investigated for the three months of April, May, and June 1988 during which the Great Plains region of the United States experienced one of it...
Landslide Problems and Warning by Geotechnical Methods
Landslide is one of the natural disasters cause damage to life and casualties in Thailand every year. A number of factors trigger the landslide including heavy rainfall during tr...
Landslide Activity Resulting from the November 1988 Storm Events in Southern Thailand and Associated Resource Recovery Needs
Jerome V. De Graff
Effects of a Crude Oil Terminal on Tropical Benthic Communities in Brunei
Seng, L. T.Kwong, L. Y.Chye, H. S.Huat, K. K.Pheng, K. S.Hanapi, S.Meng, W. T.Legore, R. S.Ligny, W. D.Tan, G. T.
An environmental survey was carried out in May 1981 at the intertidal and subtidal zone of Sungai (River) Bera, where Brunei Shell Petroleum Company discharges wastewater from its ...
Flood problems in Bangladesh: is there an indigenous solution? Environ Manag1987
Rasid HPaul B.K.
Bangladesh, situated on the delta of the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, and the Meghna rivers, experiences two distinct types of inundations: (a) river floods resulting from excessive ru...
Landslide Problems and Their Control in Singapore
S. B. Tan
Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from Deforestation in Southeast Asia
Palm, C. A.Houghton, R. A.Melillo, J. M.
The reduction of carbon in the vegetation and soils of Southeast Asia as a result of changes in land use since 1860 has been analyzed. Several independent estimates of deforestaion...