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Enrichment Module 1: Super Storm Sandy

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ISBN-10: 1285775783

ISBN-13: 9781285775784

Edition: 2014

Authors: Paul Bierman

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SANDY: THE SUPERSTORM OF 2012 provides students an overview of how hurricanes and extratropical storms work before reviewing Sandy's development and cataloging the damage caused and its human impact. A concluding section places Sandy in the context of human-induced climate change and storms of the future. Possible solutions for strong storms and rising sea level are also presented. This 32-page enrichment module is ideal for any course addressing the risks of rising sea level due to human-induced climate change.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 8/28/2013
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 32
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Paul Bierman is a Professor of Geology and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. Now in his 14th year at UVM, Paul's areas of expertise include understanding how humans and landscapes interact using the fields of hydrology, chemistry, and geomorphology. He is particularly interested in the impact of humans on the built and natural landscape as well as science education at all levels. Paul teaches a variety of courses including Earth Hazards, Geohydrology, and Geomorphology. He has a BA degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Research interests include the rate of bedrock weathering involves field work in such locations as central Australia and…