The Resource Megacities and the coast : risk, resilience and transformation, edited by Mark Pelling and Sophie Blackburn

Megacities and the coast : risk, resilience and transformation, edited by Mark Pelling and Sophie Blackburn

Label
Megacities and the coast : risk, resilience and transformation
Title
Megacities and the coast
Title remainder
risk, resilience and transformation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Pelling and Sophie Blackburn
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of a major international scientific project sponsored by the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme, the Land-Ocean Interactions at the Coastal Zone programme of IHDP/IGBP, and others. It brings together the work of over 60 contributing authors and an international review board. It presents the in
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
307.76
Index
index present
LC call number
HT241
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Megacities and the coast : risk, resilience and transformation, edited by Mark Pelling and Sophie Blackburn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mega-urbanisation on the coast : global context and key trends in the twenty-first century / Sophie Blackburn and César Marques -- The environmental impacts of megacities on the coast / Antje Bruns -- Coastal megacities, environmental hazards and global environmental change / Andrea Young -- Contributions of coastal megacities to environmental changes at regional and global scales / Sue Grimmond -- Reducing risk from natural hazard, pollution and climate change in megacities and associated networks / Jessica Lamond -- Disaster risk reduction, climate change and development : interaction and integration / Joern Birkmann, Nina Qaiem Maqami and Qingnian Yu -- Case studies / Mark Pelling and Sophie Blackburn
Control code
ocn867928731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135074746
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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560443
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not applicable
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.b29847801
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867928731
  • pebco1135074747

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