Editorial: Coastal risk: shores and deltas in peril

Armaroli, Clara, Jackson, Derek W. T., Reed, Denise J. and Viavattene, Christophe ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-5411 (2019) Editorial: Coastal risk: shores and deltas in peril. Frontiers in Earth Science, 7 , 323. pp. 1-2. ISSN 2296-6463 (doi:10.3389/feart.2019.00323)

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Abstract

Coastal systems are the result of a natural equilibrium between hydrodynamic, atmospheric, and terrestrial parameters and sediment dynamics. In the Anthropocene, this equilibrium in many coastal regions can be altered by human activities. These activities may globally magnify the effects of extreme meteorological events and sea level rise and directly influence coastal processes down to a local scale within and between river catchments, the sea, and the coast. While most interventions, such as urban development, seawalls, and jetties are placed for specific human benefits, their indirect effects on coastal economies, societies and ecosystems can be significant. [...]

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): Earth science, coastal, erosion, flooding, storms, restoration, sea-level rise, morphodynamics, ecosystem services
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Flood Hazard Research Centre
Item ID: 28639
Notes on copyright: Copyright © 2019 Armaroli, Jackson, Reed and Viavattene. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCBY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.
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Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2019 10:21
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 20:42
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28639

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