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

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

Label
Retreat from a rising sea : hard choices in an age of climate change
Title
Retreat from a rising sea
Title remainder
hard choices in an age of climate change
Statement of responsibility
Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, Keith C. Pilkey
Title variation
Hard choices in an age of climate change
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pilkey, Orrin H.
Dewey number
333.917
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TC330
LC item number
.P55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pilkey-Jarvis, Linda,
  • Pilkey, Keith C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coast changes
  • Sea level
  • Shore protection
  • Global warming
  • Coastal zone management
Label
Retreat from a rising sea : hard choices in an age of climate change, Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, Keith C. Pilkey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Control + alt + retreat -- The overflowing ocean -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 214 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231168441
Lccn
2015034502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • ocn928614629
  • 1839210
  • (OCoLC)928614629
Label
Retreat from a rising sea : hard choices in an age of climate change, Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, Keith C. Pilkey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Control + alt + retreat -- The overflowing ocean -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 214 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231168441
Lccn
2015034502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • ocn928614629
  • 1839210
  • (OCoLC)928614629

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