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Structural Approaches to Flood and Coastal Hazard Mitigation; Assessing Structural Approaches

        

Structural Approaches to Flood and Coastal Hazard Mitigation; Assessing Structural Approaches

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The first part of the class describes the uses of structural approaches to hazard mitigation. It provides examples of communities that rely on structural measures and discusses some of the strengths and weaknesses of these measures. This is followed by a description of some of the key types of structures used, e.g., seawalls and levees, as well as a review of the history of such structures. In addition, the session describes the procedures used to analyze the costs and benefits of structural... More
Date Added to MERLOT: August 04, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 04, 2006
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Submitter: Don Beckering

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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