Towards multifunctional coastal management

Alexander van Oudenhoven, Ewert Aukes, Arjen Luijendijk

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Abstract

Climate change is the most formidable challenge that our ever-increasing world population faces, and it poses special problems for those living near coasts. People have always been attracted to the coast, as a place to live and work, and to relax. By 2050, around half of the world’s population is expected to live near the coast, the vast majority in developing countries. How will we cope with rapidly rising sea levels and more intense and frequent storm surges?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Sand Motor
Subtitle of host publicationA Nature-based Response to Climate Change
EditorsArjen Luijendijk, Alexander van Oudenhoven
PublisherDelft University Press
Pages14-17
ISBN (Print)978-94-6384-021-7
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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