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Boom. 2014; 4268–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.68
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Crimespotting, an interactive map of crimes in San Francisco and Oakland; Parks.stamen.com visualizes the stories and images that pour out of parks, open spaces, and natural areas in the city and state; Surging Seas highlights what will be lost as rising sea levels take back land, put property underwater, and...
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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... pleasant seasons. Area: 99.1 square miles (2000) Elevation: 328 feet above sea level Average Temperatures: January, 39.6 F; August, 94.1 F; annual average, 62.5 F Average Annual Precipitation: 9.86 inches9 The heat was like a blast furnace that first June. Two weeks of triple digit temperatures...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... have to do with climate, with sea level rise, and what it does to the ecologies within the petals. Depending upon whether you are lower or higher relative to the Bay, the whole ecology around you is chang- ing. Where I live now, animals and birds wake me up every Exterior of Oakland Museum of...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
... beach. You smell horses and saltwater and coastal sage. You see that the island is actually a peninsula connected to the mainland by a causeway of debris that rises some thirty feet above the water. An enormous red and yellow and green concrete Rubik s cube clings to the rocky shore just above the water...
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Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Waters Treasure Island, then, now, and again A t its lowest points, the levee ringing the former naval station of TreasureIsland clears the lapping brackish waters of San Francisco Bay by about fourfeet during the highest tides.1 According to current sea-level-rise projections, the bay could...
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Boom. 2016; 6222–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.22
Published: 01 June 2016
... illnesses. Correctional hospitals have been built before, but never has a facility of this scale been built for the highest level of medical-risk patients (as reports of the State s correctional healthcare Receiver terms them). The prison is essentially a massive intensive care unit with electrified fencing...
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Boom. 2016; 614–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4
Published: 01 March 2016
... University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4. high heat, sea level rise, insect plagues, wildfire, and many more of our current, high-risk ecological realities. California is responding with targeted, sometimes...
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Boom. 2016; 6145–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.45
Published: 01 March 2016
... undoing of the freeway s unpopular effects on urbanism, the structure and landscape of the freeway and their imprints on the land will likely be with us for many years. Perhaps our freeway structures will one day house the shanty towns of a state ravaged by drought and sea level rise. Their underpasses...
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Boom. 2016; 61126–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.126
Published: 01 March 2016
...- mering high rises of San Diego. But nobody on the US side appeared to be looking back. The scene reminded me of an observation writer Richard Rodriguez made years ago about the area: San Diego faces west, looks resolutely out to sea. Tijuana stares north, as toward the future That idea that Mexicans...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
Published: 01 December 2015
... Gate mixed New Age concepts with Christianity. They believed the Earth would be recycled that is destroyed, and that human bodies were mere vehicles to be shed in order to reach the Next Level Applewhite convinced the group that a spacecraft trailing the comet Hale-Bopp would pick them up. Mixing...
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Boom. 2015; 5356–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.56
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Within California, animals and plants confront landscapes that range in elevation from over 13,800 feet to below sea level, and within these landscapes are archipelagoes of habitat islands defined by shifting geol- ogy and soils that govern who can live where and how. Take salamanders. Salamanders are...
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Boom. 2015; 5360–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.60
Published: 01 September 2015
..., snow-capped peak of Mount Charleston rises to nearly twelve thousand feet just west of Las Vegas. It s as much a part of the Mojave as Death Valley, the lowest (282 feet below sea level) and hottest place in the United States. In outline, the Mojave is lumpy and mis- shapen, like a deerskin tossed over...
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Boom. 2015; 51106–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.106
Published: 01 March 2015
...-influenced cyborg, anarchist collectives, cities gone mad with class division, and a map of San Francisco’s new archipelago, created by the inevitable rising waters of a warmer world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Sea-level rise global warming class conflict anarchism...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
.... This is the terrain where Jongerius is happiest. Perhaps to live and train in The Netherlands, as Jonger- ius has, is to be liminal by your very nature, as the name of the country hints. Twenty percent of its territory below sea level, and 50 percent less than a meter above the median sea; this is a...
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Boom. 2014; 441–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.1
Published: 01 December 2014
... climate change and sea level rise. It explores the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world s coastal communities. Anderton collaborated with photographers experienced in capturing fragile built...
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Boom. 2014; 431–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.1
Published: 01 September 2014
... 102-mile shore- line. Traveling on foot and by kayak, he took over 15,000 photographs to document the bay s history, land use, and ecology, and to contemplate its future in the face of rising sea levels. Aldaron s Walkabout: An Artistic and Scientific Exploration of Humboldt Bay runs from October 3 to...
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Boom. 2014; 43113–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.113
Published: 01 September 2014
... San Pedro Port of Los Angeles Garapata Ballona Estuary Rancho Marino Research Reserve rafe sagarin On Observation Notes from a field course on the California coast In The Log From the Sea of Cortez, John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts wrote, Wedetermined to go doubly open so that in the end we...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... the garden, on rustic benches below a shade structure, the morning turns into a long, delectable afternoon of squash and mushroom- stuffed quesadillas. Laughter stretches out until dusk. In inner-city Los Angeles, just west of the downtown high- rise buildings and trendy upscale restaurants is a poor...
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Boom. 2014; 4294–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.94
Published: 01 June 2014
... on Third and Fourth Streets from Mission to Harrison, the city s so-called skid row The Agency sought to replace the largely single-room occupancy hotels that filled the area with a new stadium, convention center, and a cluster of high-rises. The retired longshoremen and sea- farers many with...
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Boom. 2013; 341–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.1
Published: 01 December 2013
... have come together over time to shape and reshape the land and water around the San Francisco Bay, and how sea-level rise, wetlands resto- ration, invasive species, and climate change are central topics in determining the future of the Bay. A companion exhibit, Bay Motion: Capturing the San Francisco...