TITLE

Brute force and sandbags

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/11/2000, Vol. 168 Issue 2264, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Discusses the possible effect of global warming of weather patterns; How precipitation levels in the northern hemisphere have risen during the past century; Opinion that massive engineering to contain flooding is not the answer to the problem; Example of United States plans to take down levees on the Mississippi River to restore natural flood plains.
ACCESSION #
3764348

 

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