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The Resource The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts, Gilbert M. Gaul

The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts, Gilbert M. Gaul

Label
The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts
Title
The geography of risk
Title remainder
epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert M. Gaul
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaul, Gilbert M
Dewey number
363.34/922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
QC945
LC item number
.G28 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricanes
  • Hurricane damage
  • Coastal zone management
  • Coastal settlements
  • Coast changes
  • Sea level
  • Shore protection
Label
The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts, Gilbert M. Gaul
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-271) 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
Introduction: The Old Man and the Sea -- Part I: Building the modern coast -- Troubled waters -- 1. The deal of the century -- 2. Blue-collar houses -- 3. Manufacturing dirt -- 4. Five-high : the Ash Wednesday storm of 1962 -- Part II: The political economy of water -- 5. The Bantam mayor -- 6. A brief shining moment -- 7. The revolt at St. Francis -- 8. Tipping point -- Part III: Disaster capitalism : catastrophies, subsidies, and bailouts -- Acts of God and man -- 9. Federalizing disasters -- 10. A flood of trouble -- 11. The secret history of sand -- 12. The unluckiest island in America -- Part IV: The coming storm : fat tails, rising water, and the nature of risk -- 13. Building a better hurricane -- 14. A finger in the dike -- 15. Drowning fast and slow -- 16. The problem with the bays -- Epilogue: The future is now
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780374160807
Lccn
2019011314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • on1082542432
  • (OCoLC)1082542432
  • 2594846
Label
The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts, Gilbert M. Gaul
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-271) 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
Introduction: The Old Man and the Sea -- Part I: Building the modern coast -- Troubled waters -- 1. The deal of the century -- 2. Blue-collar houses -- 3. Manufacturing dirt -- 4. Five-high : the Ash Wednesday storm of 1962 -- Part II: The political economy of water -- 5. The Bantam mayor -- 6. A brief shining moment -- 7. The revolt at St. Francis -- 8. Tipping point -- Part III: Disaster capitalism : catastrophies, subsidies, and bailouts -- Acts of God and man -- 9. Federalizing disasters -- 10. A flood of trouble -- 11. The secret history of sand -- 12. The unluckiest island in America -- Part IV: The coming storm : fat tails, rising water, and the nature of risk -- 13. Building a better hurricane -- 14. A finger in the dike -- 15. Drowning fast and slow -- 16. The problem with the bays -- Epilogue: The future is now
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780374160807
Lccn
2019011314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • on1082542432
  • (OCoLC)1082542432
  • 2594846

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