Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Learning to build resilient coastal communities: post-tsunami recovery in Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

Vulnerability to natural hazards and other environmental risks is frequently discussed at a conceptual/theoretical level but rarely investigated systematically. This study identifies the key factors, as documented in the literature and supported by substantiated primary data, that have contributed...

Author(s)
Larsen, R. K.; Thomalla, F.; Miller, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social vulnerability to coastal hazards in South-east Asia: a synthesis of research insights.

Several decades of research on natural hazards have produced a large range of insights on the complex and interacting factors contributing to hazard vulnerability. Despite these insights and the efforts of the disaster risk reduction and humanitarian communities, reducing vulnerability to coastal...

Author(s)
Zou, L.; Thomalla, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aquatic food production in the coastal zone: data-based perceptions on the trade-off between mariculture and fisheries production of the Mahakam Delta and estuary, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

In less than two decades, from 45000 to 70000 ha, or up to 70%, of the mangroves in the Mahakam Delta, East Kalimantan, were converted to shrimp ponds. This is expected to affect the productive and buffering function of intact mangroves, observable as shifts in composition and a possible reduction...

Author(s)
Zwieten, P. A. M. van; Sidik, A. S.; Noryadi; Suyatna, I.; Abdunnur
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper