Examined, for the general reader, is how the application of weather science can contribute to public safety by reducing the number of casualties in weather-related disasters. A selection of the more hazardous weather and climate phenomena are considered (tropical cyclones, floods and drought) as well as some human activities which are particularly weather sensitive (aviation and shipping).
Collection(s) and Series: WMO- No. 637
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French, Spanish
Format: Hard copy (ill., maps)
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-63-10637-7