Coastal Sea Levels, Impacts and Adaptation

Extreme sea levels can lead to hazardous events, such as coastal flooding, erosion, or salt water intrusion, with-wide ranging environmental, societal, and economic consequences. In combination with climate-driven sea-level rise, and, potentially, additional changes in storminess, dynamic wave contr...

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Main Author: Jan Even Øie Nilsen ((Ed.))
Other Authors: Ivan Haigh ((Ed.)), Thomas Wahl ((Ed.)), Sally Brown ((Ed.))
Format: eBook
Published: MDPI AG - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute 2018
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Summary:Extreme sea levels can lead to hazardous events, such as coastal flooding, erosion, or salt water intrusion, with-wide ranging environmental, societal, and economic consequences. In combination with climate-driven sea-level rise, and, potentially, additional changes in storminess, dynamic wave contributions, and tidal dynamics, the adverse consequences of extreme oceanographic events are expected to escalate in many regions. Integrated coastal zone impact assessments can guide the decisions on the adaptive responses to these changes in the physical environment and for the socioeconomic development of the local communities
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (VI, 334 p.)
ISBN:9783038428473
9783038428480