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Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2018] 2019. ©2018
Series: Sinking Cities.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
For decades, London trusted that its sophisticated Thames Barrier would keep it safe from water. But as sea levels rise and rainfall increases, London’s sleeping giant is no longer enough to keep the city safe.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1089004549
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2018.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 04, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (54 min., 36 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction: London (1:46); Threats and Complications (3:55); Responding to History (6:32); Versatile Protection (7:55); Infrastructure Solutions (5:19); Strained Defenses (2:55); Solutions for Rising Sea Levels (6:11); Sustainable Drainage Systems (5:50); Lost Rivers (6:27); Daylighting Water Courses (7:05); Credits: London (0:30);
Series Title: Sinking Cities.
Responsibility: PBS.

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For decades, London trusted that its sophisticated Thames Barrier would keep it safe from water. But as sea levels rise and rainfall increases, London’s sleeping giant is no longer enough to keep the city safe.

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