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Coastal resources, livelihoods and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia

Griffin, Christina; Ellis, David; Beavis, Sara; Zoleta-Nantes, Doracie


The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami drastically altered the coastal zone of Aceh, Indonesia. Tsunami induced erosion of the coast, including aquaculture farms (tambak) and mangrove forests, destroyed livelihood opportunities and access to coastal resources. The following paper discusses impacts of the tsunami on coastal resources and the associated coastal and disaster management implications. Data is drawn from a time series of digitised mean high water marks (MHWM's) sourced from Google Earth...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Ocean and Coastal Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.10.017


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