Planning for Coastal Resilience: Best Practices for Calamitous Times

Planning for Coastal Resilience: Best Practices for Calamitous Times

by Timothy Beatley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597265624

ISBN-13: 9781597265621

Pub. Date: 06/29/2009

Publisher: Island Press

The original research from which this book developed was supported by the NOAA Coastal Services Center.

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The original research from which this book developed was supported by the NOAA Coastal Services Center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597265621
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
06/29/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
449,804
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Climate Change and Coastal Resilience xi

I Coastal Resilience: Background and Vulnerability 1

Chapter 1 Coastal Resilience: What Is It? 3

Chapter 2 The Vulnerability of Coastal Communities 13

II Approaches to Planning for Coastal Resilience 27

Chapter 3 Coastal Resilience: Key Planning Dimensions 29

Chapter 4 Barriers to Coastal Resilience 43

Chapter 5 Understanding the Political Setting and Context 53

Chapter 6 Principles of Coastal Resilience 59

Chapter 7 Tools and Techniques for Enhancing and Strengthening Coastal Resilience 73

III Best Practices in Planning for Coastal Resilience 97

Chapter 8 Worcester County, Maryland 99

Chapter 9 Cannon Beach and the Northwest Oregon Coast 111

Chapter 10 Palm Beach County, Florida 123

Chapter 11 Charleston County, South Carolina 129

Chapter 12 New Orleans, Louisiana, and Resilience after Katrina 135

Chapter 13 Brief Coastal Resilience Profiles 143

La Plata, Maryland: Rebuilding after a Devastating Tornado 143

The Villages at Loreto Bay, Baja California Sur: A Model of a New, Resilient, and Sustainable Coastal Town 146

Kinston, North Carolina: Sustainable Redevelopment and Green Infrastructure 150

Solara: Solar-Powered Affordable Housing in San Diego County, California 152

Maui County, Hawaii: Resilient Island Paradise 154

Noisette, North Charleston, South Carolina: Large-Scale Coastal Redevelopment with Resilience and Sustainability at the Core 157

Conclusion: The Promise of Coastal Resilience 161

Appendix I Passive Survivability: A Checklist for Action 167

References 171

Index 177

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