Deltas in the Anthropocene

  title={Deltas in the Anthropocene},
  author={Robert J. Nicholls and William Neil Adger and Craig W. Hutton and Susan E. Hanson},
  journal={Deltas in the Anthropocene},
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More than 70% of large deltas are under threat from rising sea levels, subsidence and anthropogenic interferences, including the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna (GBM) delta, the Earth’s largest and mostExpand
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