Vulnerability of bangladesh to climate change and sea level rise through tropical cyclones and storm surges

@article{Ali1996VulnerabilityOB,
  title={Vulnerability of bangladesh to climate change and sea level rise through tropical cyclones and storm surges},
  author={A. Ali},
  journal={Water, Air, and Soil Pollution},
  year={1996},
  volume={92},
  pages={171-179}
}
  • A. Ali
  • Published 1 November 1996
  • Environmental Science
  • Water, Air, and Soil Pollution
Bangladesh is frequently visited by natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, storm surges, floods, droughts, tornadoes, and “norwesters.” Of these, tropical cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal and associated storm surges are the most disastrous. There are various reasons for the disastrous effects of cyclones and storm surges in Bangladesh. Superimposed on these disastrous effects, climate change and any consequent sea level rise are likely to add fuel to the fire. Arise in… 
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