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Author Pilkey, Orrin H., 1934- author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.917 PIL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    333.917 PIL    Available
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Description xx, 214 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Control + alt + retreat -- 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.
Subject Coast changes.
Sea level.
Shore protection.
Global warming.
Coastal zone management.
Added Author Pilkey-Jarvis, Linda, author.
Pilkey, Keith C., 1965- author.
Cover Title Hard choices in an age of climate change
ISBN 9780231168441 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0231168446 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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