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

Pilkey, Orrin H., 1934- author. (Author). Pilkey-Jarvis, Linda, author. (Added Author). Pilkey, Keith C., 1965- author. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 333.917 Pil (Text) 32604000204408 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 363.61 PILKEY (Text) 33946003114217 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 333.917 PIL (Text) 37323005270528 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780231168441
  • ISBN: 0231168446
  • Physical Description: xx, 214 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Control + alt + retreat -- The overflowing ocean -- 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.

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