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Catastrophic Coastal Storms

Hazard Mitigation and Development Management (Duke Press Policy Studies)

by David R. Godschalk

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Gulf States,
  • Coastal Zone Design And Planning,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • South Atlantic States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Shore protection,
  • Real Estate - General,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • cloth,
  • Atlantic Coast (U.S.),
  • Atlantic Coast (South Atlantic States),
  • Coastal zone management

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid J. Brower (), Timothy Beatley ()
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9540025M
    ISBN 10082230855X
    ISBN 109780822308553

    An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management, Second Edition is the only available book that addresses the serious coastal trends and pressures in the U.S., assesses the current policy and planning framework, and puts forth a compelling vision for future management and sustainable coastal planning. It is an important resource for undergraduate 3/5(1).   If you live on the coast, make sure you talk about plans for coastal storms and flooding. If you live in the Midwest, make sure you’re all on the same page about tornadoes and catastrophic storms.

      Winter storms are a major weather problem in the USA and their losses have been rapidly increasing. A total of catastrophic winter storms, each causing more than $1 million in damages, occurred during –, and their losses totaled $ billion ( dollars). Catastrophic winter storms occurred in most parts of the contiguous USA, but were concentrated in the eastern half of the Cited by: The Geography of Risk from Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert M. Gaul is a shocking account of our efforts to combat storm damage and the cost to the public and government along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. The book succeeds in telling of epic storms, rising seas, and the cost to America’s coast. Each year we are inundated with catastrophic storms that cost billions in damage and in some.

      Severe storms, especially tropical cyclones, can cause storm surges that flood low-lying coastal regions, and erode the coast, threatening the human communities living there. Whilst such weather-related events can have widespread consequences, tectonic events and their aftermath can be just as widespread and very much more : Bruce Mcfadgen. RSVP to Other People's Ink A New Coast. Following the 3PM matinee for THE TOXIC AVENGER, join us for a conversation with coastal resiliency expert Jeff Peterson as he talks about his recently published book A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising g on four decades of experience at the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Senate, Jeff.


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