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Author Mason, Owen K.

Title Living with the coast of Alaska / Owen Mason, William J. Neal, and Orrin H. Pilkey ; with chapters by Jane Bullock ... [et al.] .

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  363.3409798 MASO {Bund5 20110330}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 348 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Living with the shore
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-344) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The Lay of the Land and Its Occupation by Humans. 1. Nature's Dangerous Brew: Geology, Climate, and the Coast. 2. Settling Alaska: 11,000 Years of Human History -- Pt. 2. Hazards in Alaska. 3. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis: A Deadly Trio. 4. The Problem of Unstable Slopes. 5. Wind, Ice, and Sea. 6. Shoreline Erosion. 7. River Flooding in Coastal Alaska. 8. Human-Induced Hazards and Health Risks -- Pt. 3. Risk Evaluation for Alaska's Coastal Communities. 9. Arctic Alaska. 10. Southwest Alaska: The Bering Sea Coast. 11. The Gulf of Alaska and South-Central Coast. 12. Southeast Alaska -- Pt. 4. Responding to Alaska's Hazards. 13. Mitigating Wind, Snow Loading, and Permafrost Hazard Impacts through Construction. 14. Earthquake-Resistant Design and Construction. 15. Natural Hazards and Coastal Zone Management in Alaska -- A. Responding to Hazards: Checklists -- B. A Guide to Federal and State Agencies.
Other author Neal, William J.,
Pilkey, Orrin H., 1934-
Subject Natural disasters -- Alaska -- Pacific Coast.
Natural disaster hazards assessment -- Alaska -- Pacific Coast.
Coastal zone management -- Alaska -- Pacific Coast.
Human ecology -- Alaska -- Pacific Coast.
Natural disasters -- Alaska.
Natural disaster hazards assessment -- Alaska.
Coastal zone management -- Alaska.
Human ecology -- Alaska.
ISBN 0822320193 (paper : alk. paper)
0822320096 (cloth : alk. paper)