World Ocean Review 2015 : living with the oceans 5. Coasts - a vital habitat under pressure.

Bange, Hermann W. , Bathmann, Ulrich, Behrens, Jörn, Dahlke, Flemming, Ebinghaus, Ralf, Ekau, Werner, Emeis, Kay-Christian, Ferse, Sebastian, Gerecke, Daniel, Hornidge, Anna-Katharina, Tennerjahn, Tim, Klepp, Silja, Kluger, Clara, Krastel, Sebastian, Marohn, Lasse, Neumann, Barbara, Sabaß, Hanna, Schlurmann, Torsten, Storch, Daniela, Wannicke, Nicola, Weisse, Ralf, Wild, Christian, Wöbse, Anna-Katharina, Wolff, Matthias and Ziemek, Hans-Peter and Maribus, Ozean der Zukunft - Die Kieler Meereswissenschaften, IOI International Ocean Institute, KDM - Kuratorium Deutsche Meeresforschung, mare (2017) World Ocean Review 2015 : living with the oceans 5. Coasts - a vital habitat under pressure. Open Access . Maribus, Hamburg, Germany, 208 pp. ISBN 978-3-86648-275-3

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Abstract

The fifth World Ocean Review (WOR) explores the coastal habitat and the diverse expectations upon this habitat. It provides a glimpse into millions of years of history, elucidates the theory of continental drift and discusses the many ways in which coasts have changed. It also illustrates how the diverse ecosystem services rendered by the coasts are being subjected to increasing pressure, and profiles measures that will be necessary in the future to respond effectively to the threats from both climate change and natural disasters.

Document Type: Book
Keywords: Coastal research
Research affiliation: Kiel University
OceanRep > The Future Ocean - Cluster of Excellence
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB2 Marine Biogeochemistry > FB2-CH Chemical Oceanography
Projects: Future Ocean
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2019 11:10
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 22:26
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/45951

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