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National assessment of coastal vulnerability to sea-level rise: preliminary results of the U.S. Atlantic coast

Brief report on map showing the relative vulnerability of the Atlantic coast to changes due to future rise in sea level. Includes links to similar maps in Open-file report 2000-178 on the Pacific Coast and 2000-179 on the Gulf of Mexico Coast.

by Thieler, E. Robert; Hammar-Klose, Erika S.; Woods Hole Field Center (Sponsor); and Coastal and Marine Geology Program (Sponsor)
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-593
Related topics:
Coastal ecosystems, Coastal processes, Datasets, Ecosystem management, Erosion, Geomorphology, Maps and atlases, Sea-level change, Storms, Coastal zones
States or counties
United States, Gulf of Mexico, Pacific, South Atlantic
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