Investigation of potential sea level rise impact on the Nile Delta, Egypt using digital elevation models

  title={Investigation of potential sea level rise impact on the Nile Delta, Egypt using digital elevation models},
  author={Emad Hasan and Sadiq I. Khan and Yang Hong},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
In this study, the future impact of Sea Level Rise (SLR) on the Nile Delta region in Egypt is assessed by evaluating the elevations of two freely available Digital Elevation Models (DEMs): the SRTM and the ASTER-GDEM-V2. The SLR is a significant worldwide dilemma that has been triggered by recent climatic changes. In Egypt, the Nile Delta is projected to face SLR of 1 m by the end of the 21th century. In order to provide a more accurate assessment of the future SLR impact on Nile Delta’s land… 
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