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Coastal systems and low-lying areas
Since the IPCC Third Assessment Report (TAR), our understanding of the implications of climate change for coastal systems and low-lying areas (henceforth referred to as ‘coasts’) has increased
Coasts: Form, Process and Evolution
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Geological setting and materials 3. Coastal processes 4. Rocky coasts 5. Reef coasts 6. Beach and barrier coasts 7. Deltas and estuaries 8. Muddy coasts 9. Morphodynamics
Development of widespread mangrove swamps in mid-Holocene times in northern Australia
Mangrove forests in northern Australia typically occur as fringes along tidal estuaries and relatively sheltered coasts. Radiocarbon dating evidence from the South Alligator River, presented here,
Climate change and coastal vulnerability assessment: scenarios for integrated assessment
Coastal vulnerability assessments still focus mainly on sea-level rise, with less attention paid to other dimensions of climate change. The influence of non-climatic environmental change or
Quaternary Sea-Level Changes: A Global Perspective
Preface Acknowledgements List of abbreviations 1. Sea-level changes: the emergence of a Quaternary perspective 2. The causes of Quaternary sea-level changes 3. Palaeo sea-level indicators 4. Methods
The impact of sea-level rise on mangrove shorelines
There are extensive mangrove forests along the tropical shorelines of the world; they are particularly well developed in, though not exclusively restricted to, areas that are sheltered and muddy.
The Coast of Australia
Prologue 1. Evolution of the Australian coast 2. Coastal processes 3. Coastal ecosystems 4. Estuaries and deltas 5. Beaches 6. Coastal dunes and barriers 7. Rocky coasts 8. Reef coasts 9. Human