Planning for Coastal Resilience: Best Practices for Calamitous Times

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In this timely book, Tim Beatley argues that, in the face of such threats, all future coastal planning and management must reflect a commitment to the concept of resilience . Resilience, Beatley explains, is a profoundly new way of viewing coastal infrastructure-an approach that values smaller, decentralized kinds of energy, water and transport more suited to the serious physical conditions coastal communities will likely face. Beatley provides case studies of five U.S. coastal communities, and "resilience profiles" of six ...

Planning for Coastal Resilience: Best Practices for Calamitous Times 2009, Island Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781597265621

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Planning for Coastal Resilience: Best Practices for Calamitous Times 2009, Island Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781597265614

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