EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS - Publications around the Conference

Proceedings Volume
Key note speakers as well as invited speakers have been asked to submit their full papers for publication in the Proceedings Volume. Extended Abstracts of selected papers given at the conference, as well as official papers produced during the meeting are being added and thus together form a Proceedings Volume with Springer-Verlag. The book is now available through major book stores throughout the world or by online order.

Newly released:

Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction

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Reports on Early Warning
The reports on early warning produced by the international working groups are now available online.

Guiding Principles for Effective Early Warning
by the Conveners of the International Working Groups

Report on Early Warning Capabilities for Geological Hazards
(Convener: Robert Hamilton)

Report on Early Warning for Hydrometeorological Hazards, including Drought
(Convener: Desmond O'Neill)

Report on Early Warning for Fire and Other Environmental Hazards
(Covener: Johann Goldammer)

Report on Early Warning for Technological Hazards
(Convener: Peter Krejsa)

Report on Earth Observation, Hazard Analysis and Communications Technology for Early Warning
(Convener: John Scott)

Report on National and Local Capabilities for Early Warning
(Convener: Andrew Maskrey)

Download All Reports as a bundle (.zip -archive)

Abstract Volume
Abstracts of almost every presentation are online. You can access them via the page "Sessions".

The Conference Abstract Volume containing the abstracts of all oral and poster presentations of the EWC'98 has been handed out to registered participants as a part of the conference package.

Additional Stuff of Interest

Development at Risk?
Booklet, developed for and sponsored by the UK National Co-ordination Committee for the IDNDR
Download version (.pdf 4,407 KB)

Disasters, development and vulnerability by John Twigg

The cost of disasters by Charlotte Benson

Protecting development by John Mitchell

The IDNDR by Tony Eades

Spreading the Word:
practical guidelines for research dissemination strategies by Darren Saywell and Andrew Cotton

Last revision February 2003