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IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, WGII Chapter 5: Coastal systems and low-lying area (2014)

Description

This is the chapter on coastal systems and low lying areas in the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. It synthesizes the scientific knowledge on sea level rise, other climatic and human drivers of coastal change, related impacts and vulnerabilities of natural and human systems, and adaptation.

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Keywords

drivers of coastal change, low lying areas, natural and human systems, synthesis of scientific knowledge

Climate impacts

Extreme Temperatures, Flooding, Ice and Snow, Sea Level Rise, Storms

Elements

Observations and Scenarios, Vulnerability Assessment

Sectors

Coastal areas, Urban

Geographic characterisation

Global

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