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Cin, Francesca Dal (author), Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Silva, Maria Matos (author)
Future sea-level rises on the urban waterfront of coastal and riverbanks cities will not be uniform. The impact of floods is exacerbated by population density in nearshore urban areas, and combined with land conversion and urbanization, the vulnerability of coastal towns and public spaces in particular is significantly increased. The...
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Ke, Q. (author), Yin, Jiangshan (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Savage, Nicholas (author), Buonomo, Erasmo (author), Ye, Qinghua (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Dong, Guangtao (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Climate change leads to sea level rise worldwide, as well as increases in the intensity and frequency of tropical cyclones (TCs). Storm surge induced by TC’s, together with spring tides, threatens to cause failure of flood defenses, resulting in massive flooding in low-lying coastal areas. However, limited research has been done on the...
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Guo, Leicheng (author), Xu, Fan (author), van der Wegen, Mick (author), Townend, Ian (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), He, Qing (author)
Global climate changes have accelerated sea-level rise (SLR), which exacerbates the risks of coastal flooding and erosion. It is of practical interest to understand the long-term hydro-morphodynamic adaptation of coastal systems to SLR at a century time scale. In this work we use a numerical model to explore morphodynamic evolution of a...
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Roggema, Rob (author), Tilie, Nico (author), Hollanders, M.J. (author)
In the Anthropocene, climate impacts are expected to fundamentally change the way we live in, and plan and design for, our cities and landscapes. Long-term change and uncertainty require a long view, while current planning approaches and policy making are mostly short-term oriented and are therefore not well suited to respond adequately. The...
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Wang, Zhengbing (author), Townend, Ian (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Aggregation is used to represent the real world in a model at an appropriate level of abstraction. We used the convection-diffusion equation to<br/>examine the implications of aggregation progressing from a three-dimensional (3D) spatial description to a model representing a system as a<br/>single box that exchanges sediment with the adjacent...
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Marijnissen, Richard (author), Esselink, Peter (author), Kok, M. (author), Kroeze, Carolien (author), van Loon-Steensma, J.M. (author)
Effective adaptation to sea-level rise is critical for future flood protection. Nature-based solutions including salt marshes have been proposed to naturally enhance coastal infrastructure. A gently sloping grass-covered dike (i.e. Wide Green Dike) can be strengthened with clay accumulating locally in the salt marsh. This study explores the...
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Marzeion, Ben (author), Hock, Regine (author), Anderson, Brian (author), Bliss, Andrew (author), Champollion, Nicolas (author), Fujita, Koji (author), Huss, Matthias (author), Immerzeel, Walter W. (author), Zekollari, H. (author)
Glacier mass loss is recognized as a major contributor to current sea level rise. However, large uncertainties remain in projections of glacier mass loss on global and regional scales. We present an ensemble of 288 glacier mass and area change projections for the 21st century based on 11 glacier models using up to 10 general circulation...
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Lhermitte, S.L.M. (author), Sun, Sainan (author), Shuman, Christopher (author), Wouters, B. (author), Pattyn, Frank (author), Wuite, Jan (author), Berthier, Etienne (author), Nagler, Thomas (author)
Pine Island Glacier and Thwaites Glacier in the Amundsen Sea Embayment are among the fastest changing outlet glaciers in West Antarctica with large consequences for global sea level. Yet, assessing how much and how fast both glaciers will weaken if these changes continue remains a major uncertainty as many of the processes that control their...
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Elmilady, H.M.S.M.A. (author), Van Der Wegen, M. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), van der Spek, A. (author)
Intertidal shoals are vital components of estuaries. Tides, waves, and sediment supply shape the profile of estuarine shoals. Ensuring their sustainability requires an understanding of how such systems will react to sea level rise (SLR). In contrast to mudflats, sandy shoals have drawn limited attention in research. Inspired by a channel...
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Muntjewerf, L. (author), Sellevold, R. (author), Vizcaino, M. (author), Ernani da Silva, C. (author), Petrini, M. (author), Thayer-Calder, Katherine (author), Scherrenberg, Meike D.W. (author), Bradley, S.L. (author), Katsman, C.A. (author), Fyke, Jeremy (author), Lipscomb, William H. (author), Lofverstrom, Marcus (author), Sacks, William J. (author)
The Greenland ice sheet (GrIS) is now losing mass at a rate of 0.7 mm of sea level rise (SLR) per year. Here we explore future GrIS evolution and interactions with global and regional climate under high greenhouse gas forcing with the Community Earth System Model version 2.1 (CESM2.1), which includes an interactive ice sheet component (the...
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Verschuur, Jasper (author), Le Bars, Dewi (author), Katsman, C.A. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, Roshanka (author), Drijfhout, Sybren S. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Sea-level rise (SLR) can amplify the episodic erosion from storms and drive chronic erosion on sandy shorelines, threatening many coastal communities. One of the major uncertainties in SLR projections is the potential rapid disintegration of large fractions of the Antarctic ice sheet (AIS). Quantifying this uncertainty is essential to support...
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Yin, Jie (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), Lin, Ning (author), Yu, Dapeng (author), Aerts, Jeroen (author), Wilby, Robert (author), Pan, Ming (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Ke, Q. (author)
Sea level rise (SLR) and subsidence are expected to increase the risk of flooding and reliance on flood defenses for cities built on deltas. Here, we combine reliability analysis with hydrodynamic modeling to quantify the effect of projected relative SLR on dike failures and flood hazards for Shanghai, one of the most exposed delta cities. We...
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Muis, Sanne (author), Apecechea, Maialen Irazoqui (author), Dullaart, Job (author), de Lima Rego, Joao (author), Madsen, Kristine Skovgaard (author), Su, Jian (author), Yan, Kun (author), Verlaan, M. (author)
The world’s coastal areas are increasingly at risk of coastal flooding due to sea-level rise (SLR). We present a novel global dataset of extreme sea levels, the Coastal Dataset for the Evaluation of Climate Impact (CoDEC), which can be used to accurately map the impact of climate change on coastal regions around the world. The third...
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Muntjewerf, L. (author), Petrini, M. (author), Vizcaino, M. (author), Ernani da Silva, C. (author), Sellevold, R. (author), Scherrenberg, Meike D.W. (author), Thayer-Calder, Katherine (author), Bradley, Sarah L. (author), Lenaerts, Jan T.M. (author)
The Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) mass balance is examined with an Earth system/ice sheet model that interactively couples the GrIS to the broader Earth system. The simulation runs from 1850 to 2100, with historical and SSP5-8.5 forcing. By the mid-21st century, the cumulative GrIS contribution to global mean sea level rise (SLR) is 23 mm....
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Keyzer, L.M. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author), Smits, B.P. (author), Pietrzak, J.D. (author), James, R.K. (author), Candy, A.S. (author), Riva, R.E.M. (author), Bouma, T.J. (author), van der Boog, C.G. (author), Katsman, C.A. (author), Slobbe, D.C. (author), Zijlema, M. (author), van Westen, R.M. (author), Dijkstra, H.A. (author)
Shallow tropical bays in the Caribbean, like Orient Bay and Galion Bay in Saint Martin, are often sheltered by coral reefs. In the relatively calm environment behind the reefs, seagrass meadows grow. Together, these ecosystems provide valuable ecosystem services like coastal protection, biodiversity hotspots, nursery grounds for animals and...
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Sabour, Salma (author), Brown, Sally (author), Nicholls, Robert J. (author), Haigh, Ivan D. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author)
Natural World Heritage Sites (NWHS), which are of Outstanding Universal Value, are increasingly threatened by natural and anthropogenic pressures. This is especially true for coastal NWHS, which are additionally subject to erosion and flooding. This paper assesses shoreline change from 1984 to 2016 within the boundaries of 67 designated sites...
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Vuik, V. (author), Borsje, Bas W. (author), Willemsen, Pim W.J.M. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Flood risks are increasing worldwide due to climate change and ongoing economic and demographic development in coastal areas. Salt marshes can function as vegetated foreshores that reduce wave loads on coastal structures such as dikes and dams, thereby mitigating current and future flood risk. This paper aims to quantify long-term (100 years)...
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Maan, D.C. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author)
We use the results of a one-dimensional morphodynamic model and the basis of the “Lagrangian equilibrium state” (Maan et al., 2015, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JF003311) to derive a quantitative relationship between the progradation speed of tidal flats and the suspended sediment concentration in their adjacent waters and show that the speed...
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van Gent, Marcel R.A. (author), de Almeida Sousa, E. (author), Hofland, B. (author)
Physical model tests were performed in a wave flume at Deltares with rock armoured slopes. A shallow foreshore was present. At deep water, the same wave conditions were used, but by applying different water levels, the wave loading on the rock armoured slopes increased considerably with increasing water levels. This allowed an assessment of the...
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Lodder, Q.J. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Elias, Edwin (author), van der Spek, A.J.F. (author), de Looff, Harry (author), Townend, Ian (author)
Climate change, and especially the associated acceleration of sea-level rise, forms a serious threat to the Wadden Sea. The Wadden Sea contains the world’s largest coherent intertidal flat area and it is known that these flats can drown when the rate of sea-level rise exceeds a critical limit. As a result, the intertidal flats would then be...
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