Coastal risk assessment and adaptation of the impact of sea-level rise , climate change and hazards : A RS and GIS based approach in Apodi-Mossoró estuary , Northeast Brazil

The Northeast Brazil is physically and socio-economically vulnerable to accelerated sea-level rise, due to its low topography and its high ecological and touristic value. The main threats in Apodi-Mossoró estuary that could be connected with sea-level rise and climate change are the flooding of coastal areas, erosion of sandy beaches and the destruction of… (More)