Coastal Hazard Management: Lessons and Future Directions from New Jersey

Coastal Hazard Management: Lessons and Future Directions from New Jersey

by Norbert P. Psuty, Douglas D. Ofiara
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813531500

ISBN-13: 9780813531502

Pub. Date: 12/15/2002

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

This guide for practitioners and policy makers in engineering and land-use management offers a systematic plan for managing and protecting coastal zones and their accompanied hazards: erosion, flooding, and wind damage. Psuty (marine and coastal sciences, Rutgers) and Ofiara (public policy and management, U. of Southern Maine) provide key theories, models and case…  See more details below

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This guide for practitioners and policy makers in engineering and land-use management offers a systematic plan for managing and protecting coastal zones and their accompanied hazards: erosion, flooding, and wind damage. Psuty (marine and coastal sciences, Rutgers) and Ofiara (public policy and management, U. of Southern Maine) provide key theories, models and case studies in shore stabilization from the New Jersey. The authors also evaluate the achievements and expected future challenges of New Jersey's pioneering state shore stabilization program, now more than two decades old. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813531502
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
12/15/2002
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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