Coastal Land Loss and the Mitigation-Adaptation Dilemma: Between Scylla and Charybdis

@inproceedings{Hudson2012CoastalLL,
  title={Coastal Land Loss and the Mitigation-Adaptation Dilemma: Between Scylla and Charybdis},
  author={Blake G. Hudson},
  year={2012}
}
Coastal land loss is an inevitable consequence of the confluence of three primary factors: population growth, vanishing wetlands, and rising sea levels. Society may either mitigate coastal land loss by engaging in human engineering projects that create technological solutions or restore natural processes that protect the coastal zone, or it may choose to adapt to coastal land loss by shifting development and other human and economic resources out of areas especially at risk for coastal land… CONTINUE READING