Social-Ecological-Technological Effects of Hurricane María on Puerto Rico [E-Book] : Planning for Resilience under Extreme Events / by Ariel E. Lugo.
Lugo, Ariel E., (author)
1st edition 2019.
Cham : Springer, 2019
XIV, 112 pages 26 illustrations, 16 illustrations in color (online resource)
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Pre-María
  • Immediate Social and Technological Effects
  • Immediate Ecological Effects
  • Recovery and Long-Term Effects
  • Vulnerability of Puerto Rico to Hurricanes
  • Roots of Puerto Rico's Vulnerability to Hurricanes
  • Out of Control Capitalism
  • Unacceptable Behaviors
  • Failures of Local Elites
  • Corruption Schemes
  • Fundamental Lessons of Hurricane María
  • Looking to 2080: A New Puerto Rico
  • María and Puerto Rico as an Experiment
  • The Energetics of Disturbances and Extreme Events
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures
  • Appendix 1. My report to the U.S. Forest Service Washington Office
  • Appendix 2. Facebook posting by scientist Whendee Silver
  • Appendix 3. A poem to hurricane Maria by Institute employee Maria Milagros Rivera
  • Appendix 4. A remembrance by Gabriela Morales, a senior Biology student at the University of Puerto Rico
  • Appendix 5. Huracán María - El Tallonal, Bitácora by Abel Vale, President of Citizens for the Karst
  • Appendix 6. El huracán María desde el Bo. Piñales de Añasco y sus efectos en los Bosques del noroeste de Puerto Rico by Oscar J. Abelleira Martínez
  • Appendix 7. A Puerto Rican on the mainland: What you can learn from a disaster (when you are lucky not to actually be in one) by Tischa Muñoz Erickson
  • Appendix 8. A vision for the future of Puerto Rico articulated in 2005 by the Environmental Council of Governor Sila María Calderón.