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Climate change impact chains in tropical coastal areas

Climate change impact chains in tropical coastal areas

Tropical coasts are highly vulnerable to climatic pressures, the future impacts of which are projected to propagate through the natural and human components of coastal systems. One single event (e.g., intense storm) or gradual changes (e.g., upland deforestation or sea-level rise) can have multiple direct and indirect impacts in coral reefs, seagrass meadows, mangroves and human settlements and can compromise the resilience of the whole system.

Authors: Pramova, E.; Chazarin, F.; Locatelli, B.; Hoppe, M.

Topic: climate change, tropical, coastal areas, deforestation, impact

Series: Policy Brief

Publication Year: 2013

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