Optimizing Community Infrastructure

Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses
Butterworth-Heinemann (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 14. Oktober 2019
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  • 310 Seiten
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Optimizing Community Infrastructure: Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses examines the resilience measures being deployed within individual disciplines and sectors and how multi-stakeholder efforts can catalyze action to address global challenges in preparedness and disaster and hazard mitigation. The book provides a theoretical framework to advance thinking on creating resilient, inclusive, sustainable and safe communities. Users will find an accurate and up-to-date guide for working on the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of policies, programs and projects related to community resilience.

  • Provides updated information on resilience, especially on infrastructure, finance, land use, standards and policies
  • Includes case studies that illustrate how communities have increased their resilience to natural and other disasters
  • Analyzes the institutional, political, social and economic dimensions of resilience at the community level
  • Illustrates the interdependencies and interconnectedness of infrastructure systems and how community resilience relies on a holistic approach
  • Examines responses to emerging risks associated with climate change
  • Englisch
  • San Diego
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  • USA
Elsevier Science & Techn.
  • 92,49 MB
978-0-12-816241-5 (9780128162415)
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Introduction to Infrastructure Resilience

Part I: Making the Case

Introduction 1. Resilient Infrastructure: Understanding Interconnectedness and Long-Term Risk Alice C. Hill and William Kakenmaster 2. Sustainable and Resilient Buildings: Essential Together Jason Hartke Resilience Solutions

Part II: Utilities Introduction 3. Managing Risk to Critical Infrastructures, Their Interdependencies, and the Region They Serve: A Risk Management Process Jerry P. Brashear 4. Resilience of Electric Power Infrastructure Jeff Dagle 5. Becoming a Resilient Water System: A Transformative Process Michael Hooker, Geoffrey G. Miller and Timothy Taber

Part III: Finance Introduction 6. Financing Resilient Infrastructure Joyce Coffee 7. Addressing Climate Risk in Financial Decision Making Natalie Ambrosio, Yoon Hui Kim, Stacy Swann and Ziyue Wang

Part VI: Landscapes and Land Use Introduction 8. Harnessing Green Infrastructure for Resilient, Natural Solutions Charriss R.H. York and John Jacob 9. How Smart Land Use Policies Help Avoid Future Headaches Samantha Medlock and James Schwab

Part V: Buildings Introduction 10. The New Resilient Built Environment: Perspectives from Investors and Owners of Private Buildings Devesh Nirmul and John Scott 11. The Role of the Designers and Other Building Practitioners in Advancing Resilience Allison Hoadley Anderson 12. Building Codes: The Foundation for Resilient Communities Cindy Davis and James Tim Ryan

Part VI: Policies & Practices Introduction 13. Designing for Resilient Systems Under Emerging Risks Allison C. Reilly and Bilal Ayyub 14. Where Are We? Why Community-Wide Benchmarking is Important M. John Plodinec 15. How Philanthropy is Transforming Resilience Theory into Practical Applications at the Local Level Robert G. Ottenhoff

Part VII: Conclusion 16. A Vision for Resilient Infrastructure Ryan M. Colker

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