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Cost Estimates for Flood Resilience and Protection Strategies in New York City

Cost Estimates for Flood Resilience and Protection Strategies in New York City( )
Author: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) Staff,
Series title:Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Ser.
ISBN:978-1-57331-921-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Imprint:Wiley-Blackwell
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $139.00
Book Description:

In the aftermaths of Hurricanes Irene, in 2011, and Sandy, in 2012, New York City has come to recognize the critical need to better prepare for future storm surges and to anticipate future trends, such as climate change and socioeconomic developments. This Annals volume presents research that assesses the costs of six different flood management strategies to anticipate long-term challenges the City will face. The proposed strategies vary from increasing resilience by upgrading building...
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Pages:104
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Technology & Engineering / Civil / Flood Control
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.934 x 9.906 x 0.199 Inches
Book Weight:0.54 Pounds

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