Includes bibliographical references (pp. 171-176) and index.
Introduction : climate change and coastal resilience
Coastal resilience : what is it?
The vulnerability of coastal communities
Coastal resilience : key planning dimensions
Barriers to coastal resilience
Understanding the political setting and context
Principles of coastal resilience
Tools and techniques for enhancing and strengthening coastal resilience
Worcester County, Maryland
Cannon Beach and the Northwest Oregon Coast
Palm Beach County, Florida
Charleston County, South Carolina
New Orleans, Louisiana, and resilience after Katrina
Brief coastal resilience profiles : La Plata, Maryland : rebuilding after a devastating tornado ; The villages at Loreto Bay, Baja California Sur : a model of a new, resilient, and sustainable coastal town ; Kinston, North Carolina : sustainable redevelopment and green infrastructure ; Solara : solar-powered affordable housing in San Diego County, California ; Maui County, Hawaii : resilient island paradise ; Noisette, North Charleston, South Carolina : large-scale coastal redevelopment with resilience and sustainability at the core