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Analyzing the Relationships Between Hazard Vulnerability Science and Disaster Management Policy and Practice: A Case Study of Atlantic Hurricanes

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dc.contributor.advisor Wong, David W
dc.contributor.author Alexander, David Jean-Paul
dc.creator Alexander, David Jean-Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-29T01:16:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-29T01:16:33Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/10586
dc.description.abstract Vulnerability indices have been used extensively in disaster management, and the social vulnerability index (SoVI) has been regarded as the most popular despite its appropriateness and performance not being validated conceptually and empirically.
dc.format.extent 297 pages
dc.language.iso en
dc.rights Copyright 2016 David Jean-Paul Alexander
dc.subject Geographic information science and geodesy en_US
dc.subject Public policy en_US
dc.subject Land use planning en_US
dc.subject disaster response and recovery en_US
dc.subject emergency management en_US
dc.subject geoinformation science en_US
dc.subject hazard vulnerability science en_US
dc.subject social vulnerability and indicators en_US
dc.subject vulnerability analysis en_US
dc.title Analyzing the Relationships Between Hazard Vulnerability Science and Disaster Management Policy and Practice: A Case Study of Atlantic Hurricanes
dc.type Dissertation
thesis.degree.level Ph.D.
thesis.degree.discipline Geographic and Cartographic Sciences
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University


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