Coastal sedimentary research examines critical issues of national and global priority
Larcombe, Piers, Fletcher, Chip, Anderson, John, Crook, Keith W,, and Kaminsky, George (2000) Coastal sedimentary research examines critical issues of national and global priority. EOS, 81 (17). pp. 181-183.
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An international conference was held recently in Honolulu, Hawaii, to examine and plan for coastal sedimentary research in the United States and globally. Participants agreed that sedimentary coastal environments constitute a critical national and global resource that suffers widespread degradation due to human impacts. Moreover, human population growth and inappropriate development in the coastal zone are escalating public asset losses due to coastal hazards and placing large numbers of communities at growing risk (Figure 1).
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|FoR Codes:||04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0403 Geology > 040310 Sedimentology @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences @ 100%|
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