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Planning for coastal resilience : best practices for calamitous times / Timothy Beatley.

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Author/Creator:
Beatley, Timothy, 1957-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 181 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pp. 171-176) and index.
Contents:
  • 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
  • Conclusion : the promise of coastal resilience.
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ISBN:
9781597265614
1597265616
9781597265621
1597265624

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