Risk and Uncertainty Assessment for Natural Hazards is a book that needs to be carefully read and reflected upon to gain significant value from it. It appears to be relatively unique in that it presents much high level, if generalized concepts, of hazards assessment, risk uncertainty and, in some cases, hazard communication ideas for working with decision makers and the public. In general, the volume contains a good discussion on what are epistemic and aleatory uncertainties.

Risk and Uncertainty Assessment for Natural Hazards focused on only two parts of the general risk equation (hazard assessment and risk). It does not...

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