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By Roger H. Charlier, Christian P. De Meyer

The coastal sector is topic to robust pressures from loads of clients. Populations are migrating to it in huge numbers. desires to make the most it for its area, water and manpower. combination miners are looking to make the most mineral assets and healthiness facilities are multiplying. it's a favourite sector for tourism and activity world wide. The area can growth economically. notwithstanding, coastlines are gradually receding around the world, making the sector fragile, susceptible, and risky. The booklet offers equipment of coastal defense and seashore recovery and gives options to a number of the problems.

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The coastal sector is topic to robust pressures from quite a few clients. Populations are migrating to it in huge numbers. desires to take advantage of it for its house, water and manpower. mixture miners are looking to make the most mineral assets and future health facilities are multiplying. it's a favourite sector for tourism and game around the globe.

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91 16. 11 17. 02 18. 17 19. 75 20. 04 TOTAL Source; "A world wide cost estimate of basic coastal protection measures", paper by Dutch Delegation (Rijkswaterstaat / Delft Hydraulics, Note n* H1068 to IPCC-CZM Workshop, Perth, Australia, February 1990. C. Charlier and Chr. P. De Meyer Remarks The above figures are based on a United Nations worldwide study and are only meant as a first rough estimation of the needed responsive measures to the assumed sea-level rise. They call for corrections based on a more refined and detailed study at the country level.

II. , Staktfiv and L. Vailianos, 1990, Risk-Cost Aspects of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change in the Evaluation of Coastal Protection Projects. In • Changing Climate and the Coast; op. cir. 13. , 1990, Toward an Analysis of Policy, Timing and the Value of Information in the Face of Uncertain Greenhouse-Induced Sea-Level Rise. hanging Climate and the Coast, op. cit. 14. Charlier, R. , 1987. Planning for Coastal Areas. In : Ecology for Environmental Planning. C. , Trondheim, Norway, Norges Geologiske Underskolse, pp.

11 17. 02 18. 17 19. 75 20. 04 TOTAL Source; "A world wide cost estimate of basic coastal protection measures", paper by Dutch Delegation (Rijkswaterstaat / Delft Hydraulics, Note n* H1068 to IPCC-CZM Workshop, Perth, Australia, February 1990. C. Charlier and Chr. P. De Meyer Remarks The above figures are based on a United Nations worldwide study and are only meant as a first rough estimation of the needed responsive measures to the assumed sea-level rise. They call for corrections based on a more refined and detailed study at the country level.

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