Corpus ID: 17297993

Climate change and coastal ecosystem in India: Issues in perspectives

  title={Climate change and coastal ecosystem in India: Issues in perspectives},
  author={Siba Senapati and Vijaya Gupta},
  journal={International Journal on Environmental Sciences},
Climate change related Sea Level Rise (SLR) increases the vulnerability of coastal ecosystems by posing threat to many coastal cities, urban centres and coastal population in developed as well as in developing countries. Coastal areas are predominantly rich in resources, easily accessible and facilitate infiltration of people and investments. The 8118 km long coastline in India is characterized as fragile and highly productive. Rapid urban development, increase in the number of polluting… Expand

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