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Dawson et al. 2018

Dawson, R., M.S.A. Khan, V. Gornitz, M.F. Lemos, L. Atkinson, J. Pullen, and J.C. Osorio, 2018: Urban areas in coastal zones. In Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (ARC3.2). C. Rosenweig, W. Solecki, P. Romer-Lankao, S. Mehotra, S. Dhakal, and S. Ali Ibrahim, Eds. Cambridge University Press, pp. 319-362.

Coastal cities have been subjected to extreme weather events since the onset of urbanization. Climatic change, i.n particular sea level rise, coupled with rapid urban development are amplifying the challenge of managing risks to coastal cities. Moreover, urban expansion and changes and intensification in land use further pressure sensitive coastal environments through pollution and habitat loss.

The concentration of people, infrastructure, economic activity, and ecology within the coastal zone merits specific consideration of hazards exacerbated by a changing climate. Major coastal cities often locate valuable assets along the waterfront or within the I 00-year flood zone, including port facilities, transport and utilities infrastmcture, schools, hospitals, and other long-lived structures. These assets are potentially at risk for both short-term flooding and permanent inundation.

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@inbook{da05200z,
  author={Dawson, R. and Khan, M. S. A. and Gornitz, V. and Lemos, M. F. and Atkinson, L. and Pullen, J. and Osorio, J. C.},
  editor={Rosenweig, C. and Solecki, W. and Romer-Lankao, P. and Mehotra, S. and Dhakal, S. and Ali Ibrahim, S.},
  title={Urban areas in coastal zones},
  booktitle={Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (ARC3.2)},
  year={2018},
  pages={319--362},
  publisher={Cambridge University Press},
}

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RIS Citation

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TI  - Urban areas in coastal zones
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