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Catastrophe in the making

William R. Freudenburg

Catastrophe in the making

the engineering of Katrina and the disasters of tomorrow

by William R. Freudenburg

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Hurricane protection -- Louisiana -- Evaluation,
  • Flood control -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Evaluation,
  • Levees -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History,
  • Levees -- Mississippi River,
  • Emergency management -- Louisiana -- New Orleans,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam R. Freudenburg, Robert B. Gramling, Shirley B. Laska.
    ContributionsGramling, Robert B., Laska, Shirley Bradway, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV636 2005 .N4 F74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23397420M
    ISBN 101597266825
    ISBN 109781597266826
    LC Control Number2009021516

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