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Author: Chris Swann
Last Updated: 25-10-2019 16:38
Mentaschi, L., Vousdoukas, M. I., Pekel, J. F., Voukouvalas, E., Feyen, L. No Date. Global Long-Term Observations of Coastal Erosion and Accretion. Nature, Scientific Reports. 8, Number 12876.
Analysis, Climate change, Coastal, Erosion, GIS, Geomorphology
This study analyzed over 30 years of satellite imagery in order to evaluate the changes in coasts on a global scale. The results indicate that approximately twice as much land eroded than was gained. Additionally, the study identified anthropogenic influence and natural disaster occurrence as the primary drivers of change.