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For coastal communities, one of the most worrying effects of climate warming is rising sea levels. Even if we halt all greenhouse gas emissions today, the oceans are predicted to rise by more than half a metre by the end of the century, threatening coastal cities, including Manhattan, Vancouver, Lagos, Shanghai and Tokyo. In addition to displacing millions of humans, rising seas will alter natural coastal environments and ecosystems. More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Controls on the geomorphic response of beach-dune systems to water level rise’, in Journal of Great Lakes Research.


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