Towards Multifunctional Coastal Management

Alexander van Oudenhoven, Ewert Aukes, Arjen Luijendijk

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeChapterScientific

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: A Nature-Based Response to Climate Change
Subtitle of host publicationFindings and Reflections of the Interdisciplinary Research Program NatureCoast
Place of PublicationDelft
PublisherDelft University Publishers
Pages15-17
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print) 978 94 6384-021-7
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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