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The Science of Saving Venice

Recupero e salvaguardia della città e della laguna

Info
  • Edited by Caroline Fletcher, Jane Da Mosto
  • Size 21x24,5 cm
  • Binding Paperback
  • Pages 92
  • Illustrations 121
  • Language Italian
  • Year 2004
  • ISBN 9788842213093
  • Price € 12,00
Synopsis

Science for Venice: the risks to the most beautiful city in the world

Just a century ago, Venice was impacted less than ten times a year by the flooding; since 2000, it has occurred more than sixty times. The city is at increasing risk of being submerged, and climate change threatens its very survival: within a hundred years, the sea level could rise as much as centimetres. This accessible study is the result of three years of research conducted at Cambridge University.A study by the English charity Venice in Peril