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Climate Change and the Risks of Settlements in the Low Elevation Coastal Zone

Coastal settlement is both environmentally damaging and environmentally vulnerable. Climate change, which will bring sea-level rise and greater storm intensity, amplifies the risks to coastal settlements. Yet coastal zones are densely settled and growing rapidly......

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  • IIED code: G02214
  • Published: Jan 2008 - Integrated Managment of Coastal and Freshwater Systems (IMCAFS)
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Source pub: Basins and Coasts News. Volume 2; Issue 1
  • Language: English

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