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Retreat from a rising sea : hard choices in an age of climate change / Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey.

By: Pilkey, Orrin H, 1934-.
Contributor(s): Pilkey-Jarvis, Linda | Pilkey, Keith C, 1965-.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]Description: xx, 214 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, some color ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780231168441 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Coast changes | Sea level | Shore protection | Global warming | Coastal zone managementDDC classification: 333.917
Contents:
Control + alt + retreat -- 2. The overflowing ocean : the how and why of sea-level rise -- The fate of two doomed cities : Miami and New Orleans -- New and Old Amsterdam : New York City and The Netherlands -- Cities on the brink -- The taxpayers and the beach house -- Coastal calamities : how geology affects the fate of the shoreline -- Drowning in place: infrastructure and landmarks in the age of sea-level rise -- The cruelest wave: climate refugees -- Deny, debate, and delay -- Ghosts of the past, promise of the Future.
Item type Current location Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Osterlin Library
Stacks TC330 .P55 2016 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 33039001396638

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Control + alt + retreat -- 2. The overflowing ocean : the how and why of sea-level rise -- The fate of two doomed cities : Miami and New Orleans -- New and Old Amsterdam : New York City and The Netherlands -- Cities on the brink -- The taxpayers and the beach house -- Coastal calamities : how geology affects the fate of the shoreline -- Drowning in place: infrastructure and landmarks in the age of sea-level rise -- The cruelest wave: climate refugees -- Deny, debate, and delay -- Ghosts of the past, promise of the Future.

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