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Against the deluge : storm surge barriers to protect New York City

Author: Douglas Hill; Malcolm J Bowman; Jagtar S Khinda; Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (American Society of Civil Engineers)
Publisher: Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Against the deluge: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York (Conference) (2009 : Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Against the deluge.
Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2013]
(DLC) 2012032983
(OCoLC)819275450
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Hill; Malcolm J Bowman; Jagtar S Khinda; Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (American Society of Civil Engineers)
ISBN: 9780784477007 0784477000 9780784477434 0784477434
OCLC Number: 823939163
Notes: "Papers presented at a conference, Against the Deluge: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City, held on March 30 and 31, 2009, at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, New York"--Preface.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 259 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The Lessons of Katrina : What Went Wrong and Why --
Synthetic Storm Simulation for Wind Risk Assessment --
Hydrodynamic/GIS Simulation of Storm Surge Flooding in the NY/NJ Harbor System --
Vulnerability and Potential Losses in New York City from Coastal Flooding --
Hydrologic Feasibility of Storm Surge Barriers --
Climate Adaptation Cost for Flood Risk Management in the Netherlands --
Regulatory Challenges to a New York Harbor Storm Barrier System --
Storm Surge Barriers : Ecological and Special Concerns --
Geotechnical Aspects of Three Storm Surge Barrier Sites to Protect New York City from Flooding --
A Global Overview of Navigable Storm Surge Barriers : Suitable Gate Types for New York for a Dutch Perspective --
Student Designs of Storm Surge Barriers for the NYC Metropolitan Area --
East River Storm Surge Barrier --
Verrazano Narrows Storm Surge Barrier : A Dutch Vision --
Arthur Kill Storm Surge Barrier : Design Concept --
NY/NJ Outer Harbor Gateway --
Review Panel : Should Barriers Be Built in New York City?
Other Titles: Storm surge barriers to protect New York City : against the deluge
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Hill, Eng. Sci. D., P.E., Malcolm J. Bowman, Ph. D., P.E., Jagtar S. Khinda, Ph. D., P.E. ; sponsored by Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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