Stock Image

Catastrophic Coastal Storms: Hazard Mitigation and Development Management (Duke Press Policy Studies)

Godschalk, David R.

Published by Duke University Press Books
ISBN 10: 082230855X / ISBN 13: 9780822308553
/ New / Condition: New / Hardcover
Quantity Available: 1
From Skymedia (PLANTATION, FL, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
List Price: US$ 89.95
Price: US$ 81.46
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Return Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Catastrophic Coastal Storms: Hazard ...

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Description:

082230855X TRACKING NUMBER INCLUDED New Unread Book May have some very minor shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # B-4-159

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis: As people cluster on the coast in increasing numbers, coastal populations become more vulnerable to severe damage from catastrophic coastal storms. The authors contented that current public policy has proved unable to cope with the growing problem, and in response they present a comprehensive analysis of coastal storm hazards, standard policy approaches, and promising new means of managing coastal growth.

Catastrophic Coastal Storms offers a solution to the policy problem by proposing a merger of hazard mitigation with development management, basing this on extensive surveys of at-risk coastal locations and case studies of post-hurricane recovery. Starting with the local level of government and proceeding to state and federal levels, the authors propose a strategy for overcoming the formidable obstacles to safeguarding the shoreline population and its structures from hurricanes and other severe storms.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: Skymedia
Address: PLANTATION, FL, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: January 11, 2016
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the AbeBooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. This does not affect your statutory consumer rights includ...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.