Profiling risk and sustainability in coastal deltas of the world

  title={Profiling risk and sustainability in coastal deltas of the world},
  author={Zachary D. Tessler and Charles J. V{\"o}r{\"o}smarty and M. Grossberg and Irina Gladkova and Hannah Aizenman and James P. M. Syvitski and Efi Foufoula‐Georgiou},
  pages={638 - 643}
Deltas are growing centers of risk Population growth, urbanization, and rising sea levels are placing populations living in delta regions under increased risk. The future resiliency and potential for adaptation by these populations depend on a number of socioeconomic and geophysical factors. Tessler et al. examined 48 deltas from around the globe to assess changes in regional vulnerability (see the Perspective by Temmerman). Some deltas in countries with a high gross domestic product will be… 
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