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Storm surge : Hurricane Sandy, our changing climate, and extreme weather of the past and future

Author: Adam H Sobel
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Examines the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using it to explain the Earth's changing climate and how to protect cities and coastal areas from the effects of huge storms.
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Genre/Form: Narrative non-fiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam H Sobel
ISBN: 9780062304766 0062304763
OCLC Number: 892491631
Description: xxii, 314 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. The storm. Genesis --
MJO --
Monday, October 22 --
NAO --
Tuesday, October 23 --
Deadly boring : the hurricane prone --
Hurricane science 101 --
Wednesday, October 24 --
Winter weather --
Thursday, October 25 --
Where weather forecasts came from --
Friday, October 26 --
Fujiwhara --
Saturday, October 27 --
Communicating the threat : the label on the can versus the fine print --
Preparations --
Sunday, October 28 --
Monday, October 29 --
The damage --
The toll --
Immediate aftermath --
Part 2. What does it mean, and what should we do? The climate is warming --
The sea is rising --
Zeeland --
Hurricanes and climate --
Barriers and beaches since 1938 --
In harm's way --
What happens now?
Responsibility: Adam Sobel.
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Examines the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using it to explain the Earth's changing climate and how to protect cities and coastal areas from the effects of huge storms.

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