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Deltas and humans : a long relationship now threatened by global change

Author: Thomas S Bianchi
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The goal of this book is to provide information on the historical relationship between humans and deltas that will hopefully encourage immediate preparation for coastal management plans in response  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Bianchi
ISBN: 9780199764174 0199764174
OCLC Number: 967756591
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgementsChapter 1. Early Human Civilizations and River Deltas Chapter 2. The Ever-Changing Delta Chapter 3. The Holocene and Global Climate Change Chapter 4. Changes in the HinterlandChapter 5. Effects of Sea-Level Rise on DeltasChapter 6. Saving the DeltasChapter 7. Exploring a Sustainable FutureEpilogue- A Brave New WorldBibliographyIndex
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This work is clearly written in an informal and non-technical style. Most importantly, it is a highly engaging account of the interactions between the environment and human civilization.[...] the Read more...

 
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