2012

Catastrophe in the Making

The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow

ISBN: 978-1-61091-156-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 3-14

    The First Days of Katrina

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    Pages 15-30

    A Mighty Storm Hits the Shore

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    Pages 31-44

    The Setting

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    Pages 45-53

    Slicing Through the Swamps

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    Pages 55-66

    The Growth Machine Comes to New Orleans

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    Pages 67-89

    A “Helpful Explosion”

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    Pages 91-109

    The Collapse of Engineered Systems

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    Pages 111-134

    The Loss of Natural Defenses

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    Pages 135-145

    Critical for Economic Survival?

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    Pages 147-161

    The Axe in the Attic

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    Pages 163-170

    The End of an Error?

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 171-209