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Author Sargent, William, 1946-
Title Just seconds from the ocean : coastal living in the wake of Katrina / William Sargent.
Imprint Hanover : University Press of New England, c2007.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GB460.A2 S27 2007    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GB460.A2 S27 2007    AVAILABLE  
Author Sargent, William, 1946-
Subject Coast changes -- United States.
Coastal zone management -- United States.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Environmental aspects.
Hurricanes -- United States.
Description xiv, 142 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-137) and index.
Contents The problem: coastal erosion, global warming, and hurricanes -- Coastal erosion: Cape Cod -- Hurricanes: too much of a good thing -- New Orleans -- The big one: 2005 -- New Orleans: the city too big for its breaches -- First decisions -- "All the king's horses and all the king's men": -- Donald Powell, Spring 2006 -- Shrimpin' the full moon tide -- Up the coast: the great Miami hurricane, September 18, 1926 -- Florida today -- Cayo Costa, May 20, 2006 -- "Our town": Ipswich, Massachusetts, May 9-22, 2006 -- Legalities: Topsail Island, North Carolina, June 5, 2006 -- The Ash Wednesday storm, New Jersey, March 5-8, 1962 -- The Big Apple: the 1938 hurricane, New York -- A tale of two cities: Galveston and Indianola, the 1900 storm -- Beach renourishment: instant gratification? -- The future -- Rearranging deck chairs?: July 2006 -- Monday night football: the case for optimism, September 24, 2006 -- Just seconds from the ocean: Codfish Park, Nantucket.
ISBN 9781584656890 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584656891 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 176860946