Global Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Potential Losses of Intertidal Habitat for Shorebirds

  title={Global Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Potential Losses of Intertidal Habitat for Shorebirds},
  author={Hector Galbraith and R. G. Jones and R. Park and Jonathan S Clough and Susan Herrod-Julius and Brian R. Harrington and G. Page},
Abstract Global warming is expected to result in an acceleration in current rates of sea level rise, inundating many low-lying coastal and intertidal areas. This could have important implications for organisms that depend on these sites, including shorebirds that rely on them for feeding habitat during their migrations and in winter. We modeled the potential changes in the extent of intertidal foraging habitat for shorebirds at five sites in the United States that currently support… 

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