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The Resource Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush

Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush

Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore
Title
Rising
Title remainder
dispatches from the new American shore
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Rush
Title variation
Dispatches from the new American shore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. The early twenty-first century can be described as a time of unprecedented and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant - and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways. The author explores some of the places where this change has been most dramatic, from the Gulf Coast to Miami, and from New York City to the Bay Area. For many of the plants, animals, and humans in these places, the options are stark: retreat or perish in place. Weaving firsthand accounts from those facing this choice - a Staten Islander who lost her father during Sandy, the remaining holdouts of a Native American community on a drowning Isle de Jean Charles, a neighborhood in Pensacola settled by escaped slaves hundreds of years ago - with profiles of wildlife biologists, activists, and other members of the communities both at risk and already displaced, this book spotlights the voices of those usually kept at the margins.--adapted from dust jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
SNN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rush, Elizabeth A
Dewey number
  • 551.45/70973
  • 551.45/70973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GB459.4
LC item number
.R86 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rush, Elizabeth A.
  • Coast changes
  • Coasts
  • Sea level
  • University of South Alabama
  • NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Coastal Regions & Shorelines
  • NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • NATURE / Essays
  • SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
  • Travel
  • United States
  • Klimaänderung
  • Küste
  • Küstenmeer
  • Meeresspiegel
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The password : Jacob's Point, Rhode Island -- Part one. Rampikes. Persimmons : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana ; On gratitude : Laura Sewall : Small Point, Maine ; The marsh at the end of the world : Phippsburg, Maine ; Pulse : South Florida ; On reckoning : Dan Kipnis : Miami Beach, Florida -- Part two. Rhizomes. On storms : Nicole Montalto : Oakwood Beach, Staten Island ; Divining rod : Oakwood Beach, Staten Island ; On vulnerability : Marilynn Wiggins : Pensacola, Florida ; Risk : Pensacola, Florida ; On opportunity : Chris Brunet : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana ; Goodbye cloud reflections in the bay : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana -- Part three. Rising. Connecting the dots : H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon ; On restoration : Richard Santos : Alviso, California ; Looking backward and forward in time : San Francisco Bay, California -- Afterword : Listening at the water's edge
Control code
1090145313
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781571313812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1090145313
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The password : Jacob's Point, Rhode Island -- Part one. Rampikes. Persimmons : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana ; On gratitude : Laura Sewall : Small Point, Maine ; The marsh at the end of the world : Phippsburg, Maine ; Pulse : South Florida ; On reckoning : Dan Kipnis : Miami Beach, Florida -- Part two. Rhizomes. On storms : Nicole Montalto : Oakwood Beach, Staten Island ; Divining rod : Oakwood Beach, Staten Island ; On vulnerability : Marilynn Wiggins : Pensacola, Florida ; Risk : Pensacola, Florida ; On opportunity : Chris Brunet : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana ; Goodbye cloud reflections in the bay : Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana -- Part three. Rising. Connecting the dots : H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon ; On restoration : Richard Santos : Alviso, California ; Looking backward and forward in time : San Francisco Bay, California -- Afterword : Listening at the water's edge
Control code
1090145313
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781571313812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1090145313

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