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TitlePlanning for coastal resilience : best practices for calamitous times
Author Timothy Beatley
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, c2009
Descript xvi, 181 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm


Introduction : climate change and coastal resilience -- Coastal resilience : what is it? -- The vulnerability of coastal communities -- Coastal resilience : key planning dimensions -- Barriers to coastal resilience -- Understanding the political setting and context -- Principles of coastal resilience -- Tools and techniques for enhancing and strengthening coastal resilience -- Worcester County, Maryland -- Cannon Beach and the Northwest Oregon Coast -- Palm Beach County, Florida -- Charleston County, South Carolina -- New Orleans, Louisiana, and resilience after Katrina -- Brief coastal resilience profiles : La Plata, Maryland : rebuilding after a devastating tornado ; The villages at Loreto Bay, Baja California Sur : a model of a new, resilient, and sustainable coastal town ; Kinston, North Carolina : sustainable redevelopment and green infrastructure ; Solara : solar-powered affordable housing in San Diego County, California ; Maui County, Hawaii : resilient island paradise ; Noisette, North Charleston, South Carolina : large-scale coastal redevelopment with resilience and sustainability at the core -- Conclusion : the promise of coastal resilience

Coastal zone management -- United States Sustainable development -- United States Emergency management -- United States

Science LibraryHT392 P712b 2009CHECK SHELVES

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