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Author Beatley, Timothy, 1957-

Title Planning for coastal resilience [electronic resource] : best practices for calamitous times / Timothy Beatley.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 181 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Coastal zone management -- United States.
Sustainable development -- United States.
Emergency management -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781597265614 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597265616 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781597265621 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1597265624 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610911429 (e-book)

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