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Coastal sensitivity to sea-level rise : a focus on the mid-Atlantic Region / report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research ; Lead agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; other key participating agencies: U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ; contributing agencies: Department of Transportation ; coordinating lead author: James G. Titus, lead authors: K. Eric Anderson ... [and others].

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM PREX 23.14:C 63 (Text) 0000103546297 General Federal documents Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780160830860
  • ISBN: 0160830869
  • Physical Description: xvi, 298 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Climate Change Science Program : [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"January 2009"--Cover.
Shipping list no.: 2009-0377-P.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-298).
Formatted Contents Note:
Abstract -- Preface / motivation for reports -- Executive summary -- Part 1: The physical environment. Overview -- 1. Sea-Level rise and its effects on the coast -- 2. Coastal elevations -- 3. Ocean coasts -- 4. Coastal wetland sustainability -- 5. Vulnerable species: the effects of sea-level rise on coastal habitats -- Part II. Societal impacts and implications. Overview -- 6. Shore protection and retreat -- 7. Population, land use, and infrastructure -- 8. Public access -- 9. Coastal flooding, floodplains, and coastal zone management Issues -- Part III: Preparing for sea-level rise. Overview -- 10. Implications for decisions -- 11. Ongoing adaptation -- 12. Institutional barriers -- Part IV: National implications and a science strategy for moving forward. Overview -- 13. Implications of sea-level rise to the nation -- 14. A science strategy for improving the understanding of sea-level rise and its impacts on the U.S. coasts -- Appendix I : State and local information on vulnerable species and coastal policies -- Appendix 2 : Basic approaches for shoreline change projections -- Glossary -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Scientific names -- References.
Subject: Sea level > Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States) > Forecasting.
Coast changes > Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States) > Forecasting.
Climatic changes > Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States) > Forecasting.
Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States) > Environmental conditions > Forecasting.

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