Why Japan’s coastal zones might be disappearing due to climate change

Why Japan’s coastal zones might be disappearing due to climate change

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Japan. Photo courtesy of © Maximilien Lebaudy

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Climate change can cause a range of effects on coastal environments, such as a decrease in sediment supply, changes in the intensity and frequency of extreme events, and changes in sea levels and wave climate. The estimation of changes due to climate change is a major issue for future coastal management decisions…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (07-17-2017)

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