UHWO faculty publishes five chapters in “Disaster Forensics: Understanding Root Cause and Complex Causality”

Destroyed house and car

Destroyed house and car

UH West Oʻahu faculty contributed to the newly-released Springer International Publishing book, “Disaster Forensics: Understanding Root Cause and Complex Causality“, which advocates for a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing the challenges brought by natural disasters. The book is part of Springer’s Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications book series.

Associate Professor Jason Levy authored two chapters, co-authored one paper with Instructor of Economics Peiyong Yu, and co-authored another with Dr. Yu. and Dr. Ross Prizzia, professor of public administration and Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management programs at UHWO. Dr Prizzia also authored a chapter.

Levy, J. (2016). An Event-Driven, Scalable and Real-Time Geo-spatial Disaster Forensics Architecture: Decision Support for Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction. In Disaster Forensics (pp. 335-354). Springer International Publishing.

Levy, J. (2016). Complexity and Disaster Forensics: Paradigms, Models and Approaches for Natural Hazards Management in the Pacific Island Region. InDisaster Forensics (pp. 381-409). Springer International Publishing.

Levy, J., & Yu, P. (2016). Advances in Economics and Disaster Forensics: A Multi-criteria Disaster Forensics Analysis (MCDFA) of the 2012 Kahuku Wind Farm Battery Fire on Oahu, Hawaii. In Disaster Forensics (pp. 355-379). Springer International Publishing.

Levy, J., Yu, P., & Prizzia, R. (2016). Economic Disruptions, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Forensic Analysis: The Hawaii Business Recovery Center (HIBRC) Project. In Disaster Forensics (pp. 315-334). Springer International Publishing.

Prizzia, R. (2016). Climate Change and Disaster Forensics. In Disaster Forensics (pp. 223-247). Springer International Publishing.

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