Higher Ground
Learning from the East Japan Tsunami and Meltdown at Fukushima NPS
 
In this new and remarkable book, 'Higher Ground: Learning from the East Japan Tsunami and Meltdown at Fukushima', NPS professor Shunji Murai describes the horror of the disaster that struck Japan on 11 March 2011. In the book, Murai highlights:

- Individual and group heroism and survival

- The suffering, terror and death, based on eye-witness accounts

- Lessons in which the author distils the cardinal mistakes made and ways of  correcting them for the future.

Murai touches the hearts and minds of all readers with his serene, narrative approach and warns them to never underestimate the destructive power of nature.
 
This book is a must-read for experts and policymakers in regions that are prone to natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis, in order to put the lessons learned from Japan into practice and make plans within their own communities!
About the Author:
Shunji Murai, born in Tokyo, Japan, on 19 September 1939, is professor emiritus at the University of Tokyo, president of the Japan Association of Surveyors; president of the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (JSPRS) and president of the Japan Association of Remote Sensing (JARS). Professor Murai graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo, in 1963 and was awarded a doctorate in engineering in 1970.

Author: Shunji Murai
ISBN/EAN: 978-90-806205-0-6
Publisher: Geomares BV
Pages: 197
Binding information: Paperback
Price: € 21.90 (excl. VAT if applicable and shipping costs)


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