Perspectives on the Restoration of the Mississippi Delta The Once and Future Delta

Human impacts and emerging mega-trends such as climate change and energy scarcity will impact natural resource management in this century. This is especially true for deltas because of their ecological and economic importance and their sensitivity to climate change. The Mississippi delta is one of t...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Day, John W. (Editor), Kemp, G. Paul (Editor), Freeman, Angelina M. (Editor), Muth, David P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Estuaries of the World
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Human impacts and emerging mega-trends such as climate change and energy scarcity will impact natural resource management in this century. This is especially true for deltas because of their ecological and economic importance and their sensitivity to climate change. The Mississippi delta is one of the largest in the world and has been strongly impacted by human activities. Currently there is an ambitious plan for restoration of the delta. This book, by a renown group of delta experts, provides an overview of the challenges facing the delta and charts - a way forward to sustainable management
Physical Description:XX, 194 p. 88 illus., 51 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789401787338