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Record number 488485
Title Comparative assessment of the vulnerability and resilience of deltas, extended version with 14 deltas : work document
Author(s) Bucx, T.; Driel, W.F. van; Boer, H. de; Graas, S.; Langenberg, V.; Marchand, M.; Guchte, C. van de
Source Delft-Wageningen : Delta Alliance (Delta Alliance report number 7) - 145
Department(s) DIR Directiestaf
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) hoogwaterbeheersing - kustgebieden - delta's - landgebruik - flood control - coastal areas - deltas - land use
Categories Hydrology
Abstract Worldwide, deltas host dense populations and are important centres of agricultural and industrial production, and economic activity. Many deltas are areas of great ecological importance as well, featuring wetlands of high and unique biodiversity. Deltas are vulnerable to changes by natural forces and human activities. Major drivers of change are population growth, economic development, climate change and subsidence.
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