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Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation

Autor
Brown, S.; Nicholls, R.J.; Hanson, S.; Jimenez, J.A.; Sanchez-arcilla, A.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Nature Climate Change
Data de publicació
2014-09
Volum
4
Pàgina inicial
752
Pàgina final
755
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2344 Obrir en finestra nova
Projecte finançador
Responses to coastal climate change: Innovative Strategies for high End Scenarios -Adaptation and Mitigation-
URL
http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v4/n9/full/nclimate2344.html Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
With the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5), climate change has again been identified as an important driver of change. Coasts are particularly vulnerable, directly affected by increasing sea levels and storminess, and other climate drivers, and accentuated by converging indirect landward and seaward influences. Adverse consequences include increased flooding, salinisation, erosion, and wetland and biodiversity loss. Several recent ext...
Paraules clau
Adaptation, Climate Change, Coastal Zone Management, Sea Level Rise
Grup de recerca
LIM/UPC - Laboratori d'Enginyeria Marítima

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