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Author Against the deluge: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City (Conference) (2009 : New York, N.Y.)

Title Against the deluge : storm surge barriers to protect New York City / edited by Douglas Hill, Eng. Sci. D., P.E., Malcolm J. Bowman, Ph. D., P.E., Jagtar S. Khinda, Ph. D., P.E. ; sponsored by Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Published Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 259 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The Lessons of Katrina : What Went Wrong and Why -- Synthetic Storm Simulation for Wind Risk Assessment -- Hydrodynamic/GIS Simulation of Storm Surge Flooding in the NY/NJ Harbor System -- Vulnerability and Potential Losses in New York City from Coastal Flooding -- Hydrologic Feasibility of Storm Surge Barriers -- Climate Adaptation Cost for Flood Risk Management in the Netherlands -- Regulatory Challenges to a New York Harbor Storm Barrier System -- Storm Surge Barriers : Ecological and Special Concerns -- Geotechnical Aspects of Three Storm Surge Barrier Sites to Protect New York City from Flooding -- A Global Overview of Navigable Storm Surge Barriers : Suitable Gate Types for New York for a Dutch Perspective -- Student Designs of Storm Surge Barriers for the NYC Metropolitan Area -- East River Storm Surge Barrier -- Verrazano Narrows Storm Surge Barrier : A Dutch Vision -- Arthur Kill Storm Surge Barrier : Design Concept -- NY/NJ Outer Harbor Gateway -- Review Panel : Should Barriers Be Built in New York City?
Notes "Papers presented at a conference, Against the Deluge: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City, held on March 30 and 31, 2009, at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, New York"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Breakwaters -- New Jersey -- Congresses.
Breakwaters -- New York (State) -- Congresses.
Flood damage prevention -- New Jersey -- Congresses.
Flood damage prevention -- New York (State) -- Congresses.
Sea-walls -- New Jersey -- Congresses.
Sea-walls -- New York (State) -- Congresses.
Shore protection -- New Jersey -- Congresses.
Shore protection -- New York (State) -- Congresses.
Storm surges -- New Jersey -- Congresses.
Storm surges -- New York (State) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowman, Malcolm J.
Hill, Douglas, 1925 August 2-
Khinda, Jagtar S.
Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (American Society of Civil Engineers)
ISBN 0784477000 (pdf)
0784477434 (epub)
9780784477007 (pdf)
9780784477434 (epub)
Other Titles Title from ASCE website and pdf title page: Storm surge barriers to protect New York City : against the deluge