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Impact of sea level rise on society : report of a project-planning session, Delft, 27-29 August 1986

Author: Herman G Wind
Publisher: Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : Balkema, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The present report analyses the effects of sea level rise on society in a clear and unified way. The report presents first of all the generated comprehensive view of a possible sea level rise with its effects on environment, economy and social structures. It hightens the international public awareness which is the key to the solution of the matter.

Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema, 1987.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman G Wind
ISBN: 9061917867 9789061917861
OCLC Number: 18057282
Notes: Report of the ISOS Workshop held 27-29 August 1986 in Delft, Netherlands.
Description: xvi, 191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Framework of analysis and recommendations / Cees B. Vreugdenhil and Herman G. Wind --
Policy analysis / Gerrit Baarse and Frank R. Rijsberman --
An outline of the contributions to the workshop / Egge Allersma and Herman G. Wind --
The lower countries and a higher Atlantic / Henk A. Becker --
The causes and effects of sea level rise / James G. Titus --
Sea level rise on the awakening Earth / H. Tennekes --
The data acquisition of and trends observed in global mean sea level / Philip L. Woodworth --
Estimating the impact of inundation / Robert S. Chen --
Consequences of sea level rise : implications from the Mississippi Delta / J.W. Day Jr. --
Ecological effects of a rapid relative increase of sea level / W.J. Wolff. Some policy-oriented observations concerning sea level rise / Tom Goemans --
Sea level rise, evaluation of the impacts of three scenarios of sea level rise on flood protection and water management of the Netherlands / W. van der Kley --
Impacts of a rapid rise of the sea level on flood protection and water management of low-lying coastal areas / A. Volker --
Some remarks on economic impacts of sea level rise and the evaluation of counter-strategy scenarios / Rolf H. Funck --
Some societal consequences of the rising sea level / L.H. Klaassen.
Responsibility: edited by Herman G. Wind.
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The present report analyses the effects of sea level rise on society in a clear and unified way. The report presents first of all the generated comprehensive view of a possible sea level rise with its effects on environment, economy and social structures. It hightens the international public awareness which is the key to the solution of the matter.

Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema, 1987.

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