Tropical Cyclones - Climatology and Impacts in the South Pacific

Tropical Cyclones - Climatology and Impacts in the South Pacific

von: James P. Terry

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387715438 , 212 Seiten

Format: PDF, OL

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Tropical Cyclones - Climatology and Impacts in the South Pacific


 

This original book describes the behavior of tropical cyclones in the South Pacific. It investigates the broad range of disturbance effects these violent storms have on the physical environments of the islands that lie in their path and the people who live on them. It is the first book to link these two themes - the characteristics of cyclones and their landscape impacts. Examples and illustrations are drawn widely from across the region, resulting in a highly readable volume.


James Terry is Head of the Department of Geography at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Fiji Islands. Previous positions include Associate Professor at the Research Centre for the Pacific Islands, Kagoshima University, Japan. In addition to his lecture and research experience, Dr. Terry has served as a geographer consultant for various governmental institutions.