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Author Colten, Craig E.

Title Perilous place, powerful storms [electronic resource] : hurricane protection in coastal Louisiana / Craig E. Colten.

Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 195 p. : ill., maps (some col.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-186) and index.
Contents Introduction -- City at risk -- Season of the storms -- Lake Pontchartrain and vicinity hurricane protection, 1970-1990 -- Protecting the Delta, the West Bank, and the coast -- Developments to the eve of Katrina, 1990-2005 -- Conclusions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Hurricane protection -- Louisiana -- Evaluation.
Flood control -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Evaluation.
Levees -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Levees -- Mississippi River.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781604732382 (cloth : alk. paper)

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