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From flood control to integrated water resource management : lessons for the Gulf Coast from flooding in other places in the last sixty years, James P. Kahan [and others]

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From flood control to integrated water resource management : lessons for the Gulf Coast from flooding in other places in the last sixty years
Title
From flood control to integrated water resource management
Title remainder
lessons for the Gulf Coast from flooding in other places in the last sixty years
Statement of responsibility
James P. Kahan [and others]
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Language
eng
Summary
The loss of life and devastation in the Gulf coast region of the United States following the hurricane season of 2005 has led to considerable debate about what should be done and not done in recovering from the damage and mitigating the consequences of future floods. This document reports the experiences of four major floods since 1948 (two in the United States, one in the Netherlands, and one in China), to draw lessons for the Gulf coast restoration effort. The authors conclude that (1) attending to history leads to mitigating the potential damage of floods even when major floods are few and
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Kahan, James P
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV609
LC item number
.K34 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HV609
NAL item number
.K34 2006
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR Open Access
Series statement
Occasional paper
Series volume
OP-164
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  • Floods
  • Emergency management
  • Disaster relief
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Disaster relief
  • Emergency management
  • Floods
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From flood control to integrated water resource management : lessons for the Gulf Coast from flooding in other places in the last sixty years, James P. Kahan [and others]
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 41-46)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures and Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One -- Introduction; To Control or Not to Control; The Cycle of Restoration; Learning from Past Cycles; Chapter Two -- Four Recent Historical Examples; Vanport; Zeeland; The Mississippi; Yangtze; Chapter Three -- Synthesis of the Lessons from the Case Studies; Planning; Detection; Preparation; First Response; Reconstruction; Compensation; Learning and Implementing Lessons; Chapter Four -- Lessons for the Aftermath of Katrina; An Overview of Katrina; Lessons from History; Final Observations; Bibliography
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1 online resource (xix, 46 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780833042798
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations, maps.
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • 22573/cttdbwm
  • 85E6278B-82A7-4BFE-917F-A2D5805AB2E1
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  • (OCoLC)183681270
  • (OCoLC)ocn183681270
Label
From flood control to integrated water resource management : lessons for the Gulf Coast from flooding in other places in the last sixty years, James P. Kahan [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 41-46)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures and Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One -- Introduction; To Control or Not to Control; The Cycle of Restoration; Learning from Past Cycles; Chapter Two -- Four Recent Historical Examples; Vanport; Zeeland; The Mississippi; Yangtze; Chapter Three -- Synthesis of the Lessons from the Case Studies; Planning; Detection; Preparation; First Response; Reconstruction; Compensation; Learning and Implementing Lessons; Chapter Four -- Lessons for the Aftermath of Katrina; An Overview of Katrina; Lessons from History; Final Observations; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 46 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833042798
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttdbwm
  • 85E6278B-82A7-4BFE-917F-A2D5805AB2E1
System control number
  • (OCoLC)183681270
  • (OCoLC)ocn183681270

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