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Drawing the line on coastline recession risk

Jongejan, Ruben; Ranasinghe, Roshanka; Wainwright, David; Callaghan, David P.; Reyns, J.


Climate change and the growth of coastal communities will significantly increase the socio-economic risks associated with coastline recession (i.e. the net long term landward movement of the coastline). Coastal setback lines are a commonly adopted management/planning tool to mitigate these risks. While it is widely recognized that planning decisions should be risk-informed, setback lines are presently determined using deterministic methods that cannot easily be related to considerations...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Ocean and Coastal Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.01.006


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