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Main Title Storm surge : Hurricane Sandy, our changing climate, and extreme weather of the past and future /
Author Sobel, Adam H.,
Publisher Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 892491631
ISBN 9780062304766 (hardback); 0062304763 (hardback)
Subjects Hurricane Sandy, 2012. ; Hurricanes--United States--History--21st century. ; Climatic changes--Forecasting. ; Severe storms--Forecasting.
Additional Subjects Hurricane Sandy (2012)
Internet Access
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1507/2014451848-b.html
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EJAM  QC945.S624 2014 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/05/2015
Edition First edition.
Collation xxii, 314 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-302) and index.
Contents Notes
Part 1. The storm. Genesis -- MJO -- Monday, October 22 -- NAO -- Tuesday, October 23 -- Deadly boring : the hurricane prone -- Hurricane science 101 -- Wednesday, October 24 -- Winter weather -- Thursday, October 25 -- Where weather forecasts came from -- Friday, October 26 -- Fujiwhara -- Saturday, October 27 -- Communicating the threat : the label on the can versus the fine print -- Preparations -- Sunday, October 28 -- Monday, October 29 -- The damage -- The toll -- Immediate aftermath -- Part 2. What does it mean, and what should we do? The climate is warming -- The sea is rising -- Zeeland -- Hurricanes and climate -- Barriers and beaches since 1938 -- In harm's way -- What happens now? Examines the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using it to explain the Earth's changing climate and how to protect cities and coastal areas from the effects of huge storms.