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human ecology of coastal flood hazard in megalopolis.

Ian Burton

human ecology of coastal flood hazard in megalopolis.

By Ian Burton, Robert W. Kates [and] Rodman E. Snead.

by Ian Burton

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Published by Dept. of Geography [University of Chicago] in Chicago .
Written in English

  • Coasts -- United States,
  • Floods -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity of Chicago. Dept. of Geography. Research paper no. 115, Research paper (University of Chicago. Dept. of Geography) -- no. 115
    ContributionsKates, Robert William,, Snead, Rodman E.,
    LC ClassificationsGB459.4 B87 1969
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18622901M

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Individual chapters in this well-illustrated research report cover: A Geographic Approach to Coastal Storm Hazard; The Research Method and Strategy; The Magnitude and Extent of Coast Development; Patterns of Coastal Occupance: A Typology; Human Adjustment to Coastal Flooding; The Choice of Adjustment; and The Human Use of the Shore.

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pp. THE HUMAN ECOLOGY OF EXTREME GEOPHYSICAL EVENTS A paradox is presented in man's apparently growing susceptibility to injury from natural hazards during a period of enlarged capacity to manipulate nature. In many countries flood control dams are repaying the capital invested in their construction by preventing flood losses.

Kates's work on hazards, and his 'human ecology' approach, some of it coauthored with Ian Burton (Burton and Kates ), attracted critique from scholars including Michael Watts (a, b) and former student Ben Wisner (, ).

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Wessel, Jeffrey K. Greenberg. Start studying Exam 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Report of the Elm and Rush creeks flood hazard study, Hennepin County, Minnesota / (Washington: U.S. Soil Conservation Service, []), by Minnesota.

Dept. of Natural Resources and United States. Soil Conservation Service (page images at HathiTrust) Model ordinances for flood hazard areas. Cultural hazards: hazards that are a matter of personal choice and lifestyle, or due to accidents and the lethal behavior of other people.

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Parker (ed.), Floods. present Associate Professor, Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Graduate Programs: School of Planning and Public Policy; Sociology; Geography.

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