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CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON REEF TOP ISLANDS. (2023). Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 37, sediment.3.


It is generally understood that climate change, particularly sea level rise, is a threat to communities and habitats on low lying tropical islands. However, the full nature of this threat is not well understood. These islands have been created by met-ocean forces on the reef platforms and represents the culmination of a dynamic balance between these forces and the supply of sediment over thousands of years. This paper assesses the impact of climate change on the reef top hydrodynamics and coastal morphology of reef top islands.


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