Climate and Sea Level Change : Observations, Projections and Implications

Climate and Sea Level Change : Observations, Projections and Implications

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Table of Contents

Part I. Overview: 1. Climate and sea level
change: a synthesis
Part II. Data: 2. Mean sea level changes in the
recent past
3. Recent global sea levels and land levels
4. Improving sea level data
5. Global absolute sea level: the Hawaiian and
US Atlantic coast-Bermuda regional networks
6. Long-term changes in eustatic sea level
Part III. Projections: 7. Future changes in
global mean temperature and sea level
8. Possible future contributions to sea level
change from small glaciers
9. Possible changes in the mass balance of the
Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets and their
effects on sea level
10. The Antarctic Peninsula contribution to
future sea level rise
11. Model projections of CO2-induced
equilibrium climate change
12. Observational data on the relationships
between climatic change and the frequency and
magnitude of severe tropical storms
Part IV. Impacts and Case Studies: 13.
Geographic information systems and future sea
level rise
14. The storm surge problem and possible
effects of sea level changes on coastal
flooding in the Bay of Bengal
15. Geographical complexities of detailed
impact assessment for the Ganges-Brahmaputra
Meghna delta of Bangladesh
16. Possible impacts of, and adjustments to,
sea level rise
the cases of Bangladesh and Egypt
17. Impacts of sea level rise on coastal
systems with special emphasis son the
Mississippi River deltaic plain
18. Sea level rise: assessing the problems
19. Adjustment to greenhouse gas induced sea
level rise on the Norfolk coast - a case study
20. What will happen to The Netherlands if sea
level rise accelerates?
21. The vulnerability of the east coast of
South America to sea level rise and possible
adjustment strategies
22. Future sea level rise in Hong Kong and
possible environmental effects
Part V. Summaries and Recommendations: 23. Sea
level changes
24. Severe tropical storms and storm surges
25. Regional effects of sea level rise.