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America"s most vulnerable coastal communities

Kelley, Joseph T.

America"s most vulnerable coastal communities

by Kelley, Joseph T.

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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Joseph T. Kelley, Orrin H. Pilkey, J. Andrew G. Cooper
SeriesSpecial paper -- 460, Special papers (Geological Society of America) -- 460.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC223.1 .A43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547487M
ISBN 100813724600
ISBN 109780813724607
LC Control Number2009042996
OCLC/WorldCa463454111

coastal environmental changes because the economic base of a community is heavily reliant on coastal resources. As sensitivity decreases, the community’s social vulnerability also decreases. Fig. 1. Level of dependence of selected communities on coastal resources. Other than high dependence on coastal resources for.   Yet, America’s most vulnerable communities – including black, Latino, Asian, Indigenous and low-income white Americans – will be disproportionately impacted .

  Flooding risk: America's most vulnerable communities Date: J Source: Louisiana State University Summary: Floods are the natural disaster that kill the most people.   The new book Art= (Phaidon) is a stream of creative consciousness that leaps around the globe and across 6, years of art history. To tell this unorthodox story, the book examines works of.

2 days ago  Only 33 women have held Cabinet posts since , the first being Frances Perkins, subject of this biography, inspiring on several counts. She serves as Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of labor from to and crafts much of the New Deal to aid the most vulnerable. We see how Frances grows from a shy child to a successful social activist. The House in December approved the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act (H.R. ), a package of 10 bipartisan coastal resilience bills that aid coastal ecosystems and economies, improve ocean monitoring and research, and offer coastal managers tools to protect coastal communities most vulnerable to climate impacts.


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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, City University New York, Flushing, New YorkUSA, and Ph.D. Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, City University Graduate School and University Center, Fifth Avenue, New York, New YorkUSA.

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