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

By: Beatley, Timothy, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 181 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781610911429 (electronic bk.); 1610911423 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Coastal zone management -- United States | Sustainable development -- United States | Emergency management -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Planning for coastal resilience.DDC classification: 333.91/7160973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-176) and index.

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.

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