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The hidden costs of coastal hazards : implications for risk assessment and mitigation

Author: H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment. Panel on Risk, Vulnerability, and the True Costs of Coastal Hazards.; H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2000.
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"The H. John Heinz III Center recently brought together a panel of experts to help develop new strategies to identify and reduce the costs of weather-related hazards associated with coastal development. The Hidden Costs of Coastal Hazards presents the panel's findings, offering the first in-depth study that considers the costs of coastal hazards to natural resources, social institutions, business, and the built  Read more...
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H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment. Panel on Risk, Vulnerability, and the True Costs of Coastal Hazards.
Hidden costs of coastal hazards.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607397784
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment. Panel on Risk, Vulnerability, and the True Costs of Coastal Hazards.; H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment.
ISBN: 1559637560 9781559637565
OCLC Number: 41892075
Notes: "The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment."
Description: xxxii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Executive Summary --
Setting the Stage --
Stormy Weather: Hurricane Hugo's Impact on the South Carolina Lowcountry --
Toward an Improved Understanding of the True Costs of Coastal Hazards and Disasters --
Risk and Vulnerability Assessment of Coastal Hazards --
Developing and Evaluating Mitigation Strategies --
A Framework for Community Planning.
Responsibility: [foreword by Gilbert F. White].
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Presents the findings of a two-year study to help develop new strategies to identify and reduce the costs of weather-related hazards associated with increasing coastal development activities. It  Read more...

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