The 12th Disasters Roundtable workshop, held earlier this year, focused on grand challenges in science and technology related to societyAs vulnerability to disaster. Agencies and stakeholders from the disaster research and policy community gathered to discuss research and program priorities for the future. They identified problems in science and technology that might be resolved by coordinated and sustained investments in research, education, communication, and the application of knowledge and technology. Attendees talked about how such investments might help produce significant reductions in the loss of life and property from natural, technological and human-induced disasters.OVERVIEW The 12th Disasters Roundtable (DR) workshop was held at the National Academies on October 28, 2004, on the topic ... A grand challenge is a fundamental problem in science and technology whose solution can be advanced byanbsp;...
|Title||:||Creating a Disaster Resilient America: Grand Challenges in Science and Technology|
|Author||:||Disasters Roundtable, Division on Earth and Life Studies|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2005-12-31|