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Resilience to natural hazards: How useful is this concept?
This paper explores the concept of resilience to natural hazards, using weather-related hazards in coastal megacities as an example. Expand
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Coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise
Significance Coastal flood damages are expected to increase significantly during the 21st century as sea levels rise and socioeconomic development increases the number of people and value of assetsExpand
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Sea-level rise and its possible impacts given a ‘beyond 4°C world’ in the twenty-first century
The range of future climate-induced sea-level rise remains highly uncertain with continued concern that large increases in the twenty-first century cannot be ruled out. The biggest source ofExpand
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Physical and economic consequences of climate change in Europe
Quantitative estimates of the economic damages of climate change usually are based on aggregate relationships linking average temperature change to loss in gross domestic product (GDP). However,Expand
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Mean sea level trends around the English Channel over the 20th century and their wider context
This paper provides estimates of rates of change in mean sea level around the English Channel, based on an extensive new hourly sea level data set for the south coast of the UK, derived from dataExpand
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Assessment of coastal vulnerability to climate change
The UNEP Handbook on Methods for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies provides an elaboration of the IPCC Technical Guidelines for Assessing Climate Change Impacts andExpand
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Evaluation of depth of closure using data from Duck, NC, USA
Using 12 years of frequent high precision profiles collected on a wave-dominated sandy oceanic beach to 8-m depth, the characteristics and interpretation of depth of closure — or the seaward limit ofExpand
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Impacts and responses to sea-level rise: a global analysis of the SRES scenarios over the twenty-first century
  • R. Nicholls, R. S. Tol
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A…
  • 15 April 2006
Taking the Special Report on Emission Scenarios (SRES) climate and socio-economic scenarios (A1FI, A2, B1 and B2 ‘future worlds’), the potential impacts of sea-level rise through the twenty-firstExpand
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Assessing changes in extreme sea levels: Application to the English Channel, 1900-2006
A recently extended and spatially rich English Channel sea level dataset has been used to evaluate changes in extreme still water levels throughout the 20th century. Sea level records from 18 tideExpand
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