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Thermal waves and ablative drive

Stefano Atzeni and JÜrgen Meyer-Ter-Vehn

in The Physics of Inertial Fusion: BeamPlasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198562641
eISBN:
9780191714030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198562641.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Energy transport in ICF targets is dominated by electron heat conduction and radiative energy transfer. This transport often occurs in form of thermal waves with steep fronts, which may run ... More


Heat and Severe Weather

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A hotter climate means there will be more heat waves and heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, the leading causes of weather-related death in the US. Without mitigation, ... More


Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003

Richard C. Keller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251110
eISBN:
9780226256436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226256436.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In a cemetery on the southern outskirts of Paris lie the bodies of a hundred of what many have called the first casualties of global climate change. They are the so-called “abandoned” or “forgotten” ... More


Economics of Natural Disasters in Odisha*

Saudamini Das

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Regular occurrences of flood, drought, cyclones, and heat waves, occasional occurrences of hailstorm, whirlwind, tornado, and landslide and the consequent loss of lives and properties is a constant ... More


Public Health

Fredrich Kahrl and David Roland-Holst

in Climate Change in California: Risk and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271814
eISBN:
9780520953802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271814.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Globally, impacts on public health may be one of the most important consequences of climate change. In California, which already has a robust public-health system, these impacts are expected to be ... More


July

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the east country in July, looking at a nuclear power station in Sizewell. Once a fishing village and a remote smugglers' spot, Sizewell has been known for fifty years for the ... More


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