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The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--the Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist

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A book by Ivor van Heerden

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Author: Ivor van Heerden, Mike Bryan
Genre: Economic Conditions, 21st Century, South, United States, Social Sciences, Disaster Relief, see all
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review by . January 17, 2013
This old blues line pretty much sums up van Heerden's scientific conclusion about the primary source of the flood's damage. He writes with the passion of an angry man still in the midst of the circumstances that have raised his ire. He also write from his expertise in coastal geology and disaster preparation and management.      The disaster, he argues vociferously, was not natural (Katrina was a Cat 3 storm by the time it hit the city, not the "big one" everyone …
review by . January 17, 2013
This old blues line pretty much sums up van Heerden's scientific conclusion about the primary source of the flood's damage. He writes with the passion of an angry man still in the midst of the circumstances that have raised his ire. He also write from his expertise in coastal geology and disaster preparation and management.      The disaster, he argues vociferously, was not natural (Katrina was a Cat 3 storm by the time it hit the city, not the "big one" everyone …
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