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A rapid, low-cost approach to coastal vulnerability assessment at a national level

López Royo, Mireia; Ranasinghe, Roshanka; Jiménez, José A.


Vulnerability is defined as the system’s potential to be damaged by a certain climate change (CC) hazard, and ideally, it has to be assessed by accounting for the different factors controlling the coastal response both in negative (susceptibility) and positive (resilience) terms to changing climatic and/or geomorphic conditions. The lack of an easy-to-use assessment method that requires only readily available data has severely hampered efforts to assess national-scale coastal vulnerability...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Coastal Research
DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-14-00217.1


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