Barry, John M.
The most important thing that people need to understand about the New Orleans area is the interplay between geology and engineering, and their unintended consequences. This involves two issues: how the city became vulnerable and rising sea level. Nature did not make New Orleans vulnerable to hurricanes. Engineers did.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||New Orleans; geology; engineering; unintended consequences; rising sea level; hurricanes; Mississippi River; coastal marsh|
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Management Response & Systems
Teaching > Risk Management
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Preparedness
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|Date Deposited:||03 Apr 2011|
|Last Modified:||18 May 2011 17:00|
|Link to this item (URI):||http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/804|
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