Responding to Changes in Sea Level: Engineering Implications
National Research Council (United States). Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level
National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Science - 148 pages
Over the last 100 years, sea level has risen approximately 12 centimeters and is expected to continue rising at an even faster rate. This situation has serious implications for human activity along our coasts. In this book, geological and coastal engineering experts examine recent sea level trends and project changes over the next 100 years, anticipating shoreline response to changing sea level and the consequences for coastal development and uses. Scenarios for future sea level rise and several case studies are presented.
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ASSESSMENT OF RESPONSE STRATEGIES
DECISIONS FOR THE FUTURE
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